Energising Women in Poverty

Wednesday 8 March 2023 10:00 12:30
5 Participants

Looking for ways to show support towards women in need? Are you willing to show them that they are not forgotten? 

International Women's Day on the 8th March provides you with the opportunity to do so. 

The European Parliament Liaison Office and the European Commission Representation in Malta will be teaming up with the FEM Community in Malta to support the Essentials Handbag Campaign that is in its 4th year running. The aim is to collect a minimum of 100 new/ recycled handbags  with the following essential items, to donate to women's shelters across Malta:

You can read more on their event page:



We will hear about how poverty is affecting women in Malta and in Europe, with MEP Josianne Cutajar also delivering a recorded message. We will then proceed to donate a symbolic bag to the representatives of respective shelters and supportive organisations present and to whom the bags will be donated.  

The press will be invited too and participants are also invited to continue networking over light refreshments afterwards.


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