Women's Rights and Gender Equality

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...

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...

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...


The European Parliament today rejected the EPP Group's Resolution on equality between men and women in the EU in 2012. MEPs also voted against...



A Nőjogi és Esélyegyenlőségi Bizottság felelős a nők Unión belüli és azon kívüli jogainak meghatározásáért, támogatásáért és védelméért, valamint az esélyegyenlőségi politikáért, ideértve a férfiak és nők munkaerő-piaci esélyegyenlőségét és az egyenlő munkahelyi bánásmódot. A bizottság célja a nemi alapú megkülönböztetés minden formájának megszüntetése.


Europe, concept of security
2017.04.26 - 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"
2016.12.13 - 8:53

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
2016.11.23 - 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
2016.03.08 - 9:35

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
2016.01.18 - 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...
Businesswoman Rejecting Advance
2015.11.25 - 10:02

Violence against women: strong punishment for attackers

“One in three women in the world has been subjected to physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. These frightening figures also affect the EU, where 22% of women have experienced such...



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