The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations is a non-political organisation with a philanthropic, scientific, cultural and educational purpose in order to promote the integration and implementation of gender equality in all areas of Maltese society. The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations, will hereinafter be referred to as “the Confederation”.
The Confederation shall represent the concerns, needs and interests of women from all walks of life through dialogue and networking at a national, European and international level.
The Confederation’s objectives are to
i) provide a forum for debate;
ii) act as a national forum where informed reflection and debate on women’s rights lead to concrete recommendations, conclusions and actions;
iii) disseminate best practices in the field of women’s rights in order to guarantee equal opportunities;
iv) contribute towards an improvement of the national policy and strategy vis-a-vis women’s issues;
v) improve the co-operation between policy makers, NGOs and individual members working in the field of women’s issues
vi) inform, link and raise awareness of women’s organizations on European issues;
vii) work directly with European institutions to ensure that women’s needs and perspectives become an equal and integral part of European policies.
viii) Keep MCWO members updated on all national and EU directives, regulations and legislation regarding women’s issues and gender mainstreaming.