The Women's Congress is organized by the Hungarian Women’s Lobby (HWL). The HWL, established in 2003, as an umbrella organization recruits, unites and represents the interests of Hungarian women NGOs with a gender equality and human rights-based agenda, particularly those that advocate for the rights and equal opportunities of women.
The HWL is dedicated to promote the value of gender equality and to combat all forms of discrimination against women.
The Hungarian Women’s Lobby is the Hungarian member organization of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest gender equality-oriented umbrella organization in the EU with more than 2000 member organizations. As such, the Hungarian Women’s Lobby represents the national women’s organizations’ agendas internationally, while at the same time it takes up, represents and campaigns for gender equality issues that are relevant Europe-wide and concern Hungary as well.
The Hungarian Women’s Lobby has currently 22 member organizations.
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