Women's Rights and Gender Equality

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"The time has come to move from words to action! Too many women and girls are still being harassed, abused and raped in Europe in public places...

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"The gender pension gap between men and women is up to almost 40% in Europe. It is obvious that something isn’t right! Dealing with this...

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“One in three women in the world has been subjected to physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. These frightening figures also affect the...

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gender equal opportunity or representation

"The promotion of equality between men and women has always been at the heart of the EPP Group's priorities and we are proud to speak with...

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The Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality is responsible for the definition, promotion and protection of women's rights in the EU and beyond, and for an equal opportunities policy, including equality between men and women with regard to labour market opportunities and treatment at work. It aims for the removal of all forms of discrimination based on sex.

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Press Release
25.01.2012 - 15:45

Women: more women needed to fill top posts.

"It is important to note that women's representation in political decision-making has not been increased in recent years, but has developed disappointingly. We need both binding and...

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