Women's Rights and Gender Equality

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Member States are not doing enough to protect victims of terrorism and other serious crimes, including domestic abuse, despite existing EU law having...

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“We have taken the first step towards a better balance between work and private life for all working parents and their families. Gender...

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Fist of anger man and crying woman sitting. Domestic violence

"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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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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Naisten oikeuksien ja sukupuolten tasa-arvon valiokunnan toimivaltaan kuuluvat naisten oikeuksien määrittely, edistäminen ja suojelu unionissa ja sen ulkopuolella sekä yhtäläisiä mahdollisuuksia edistävä politiikka, myös miesten ja naisten tasa-arvo asioissa, jotka koskevat heidän mahdollisuuksiaan työmarkkinoilla ja kohteluaan työssä. Valiokunnan tavoitteena on kaikenlaisen sukupuoleen perustuvan syrjinnän poistaminen.

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gender equal opportunity or representation
Lehdistötiedote
8.6.2015 - 17:26

Equality: EPP Group united and mobilised

"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 one voice to defend our values", said Ildik...
Child marriage
Lehdistötiedote
27.5.2015 - 18:36

EPP Group calls for action to stop child marriages

"Too many girls in the world are being robbed of their childhood. Childhood marriage is not only a violation of children's rights but also constitutes violence against women. The time has...
Families free from FGM/C
Uutiset
12.5.2015 - 16:41

Women and the media

The Committee on Women's Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM PA) adopted a Recommendation on 'Women and the Media' on Monday in Lisbon. Therese...
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Lehdistötiedote
9.3.2015 - 18:59

Gender equality: EU and Member States must act

"We need to move faster in terms of gender equality. For the rights of women, but also because of their potential for the EU as a whole," said Mariya Gabriel, on the day of a debate on the...
Mature Businesswoman
Lehdistötiedote
5.3.2015 - 12:20

Gender equality at the heart of the EPP Group's agenda

"Education, qualifications and the acquisition of skills are essential to the empowerment of women at a social and professional level", said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in...
Families free from FGM/C
Lehdistötiedote
10.2.2015 - 16:57

Genital mutilation: concrete timetable for action needed

"Every year around the world, 3 million girls and children are victims of genital mutilation carried out in the name of so-called cultural or religious reasons. In Europe, around 500,000 are...

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