Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Womens day

"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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Businesswoman Rejecting Advance

“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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Viviane Reding MEP

I dedicated my past fifteen years in the European Commission to the respect of fundamental rights. Given the persisting level of discrimination on...

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La Comisión de Derechos de la Mujer e Igualdad de Género es responsable de la definición, promoción y protección de los derechos de la mujer en la Unión y fuera de ella, y para una política de igualdad de oportunidades, incluida la igualdad entre hombres y mujeres en lo que se refiere a las oportunidades en el mercado laboral y al trato en el trabajo. Tiene por objetivo la eliminación de toda forma de discriminación por motivos de género.

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Womens day
Comunicado de prensa
14.06.2017 - 13:19

Gender pension gap: something's not right

"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 unacceptable situation, we experience a deep...
Europe, concept of security
Comunicado de prensa
26.04.2017 - 11:11

Social market economy in the heart of Europe

“Enjoying equal access to the job market with fair working conditions and adequate and sustainable social protection should be within reach of all Europeans citizens. The Social Pillar...
Women saying "Stop"
Noticias
13.12.2016 - 08:53

Promoting women's rights within the Eastern Partnership

The success of the Eastern Partnership also depends on greater equality between men and women Everywhere in the world, whether in public or private spaces, women and girls are victims of abuse and...
Fist of anger man and crying woman sitting. Domestic violence
Comunicado de prensa
23.11.2016 - 15:41

Violence against women: the EU must not sit on its hands

“Violence against women is not a private issue. It is a serious crime and continues to be a huge problem in Europe. Too often, violence against women is tolerated and it is our responsibility...
Business people
Comunicado de prensa
08.03.2016 - 09:35

Women’s Day: the EPP Group defends women's rights

“Fighting against the glass ceiling preventing women from evolving in their career, fighting to eradicate the gender gap (which is still at 16.4%), encouraging female entrepreneurship......
Mature Businesswoman
Noticias
18.01.2016 - 17:45

Breaking down barriers to female entrepreneurship

Since the signature of the Lisbon Treaty, the EU has put entrepreneurship at the top of the political agenda, particularly with a view to getting economic growth back on track by creating new jobs...

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