Men and women are not and never will be the same, but they should have the same rights, says MEP Marc Tarabella, rapporteur.
“This prize won’t have any significance to the female victims of sexual violence, if you won’t join us in our quest for peace, justice and democracy.”
Women make up more than half of the European population. However, at any governance level, they are still a minority. How effective are gender quotas or other tools and strategies to redress women under-representation in elected bodies?
In view of the EP elections of May 2014, the European Women’s Lobby calls on all Members of the European
The European Parliament recently released a new study on sexual exploitation and prostitution and its impact on gender equality. The study,
The European Commission should put forward a draft law with measures to prevent gender-based violence against women in the EU
The European Parliament has today voted with an overwhelming majority (459 for, 148 against and 81 abstentions) to back the
EU NEWS I Women on company boards: go for 40% of non-executive posts by 2020, urge European law makersGender Equality News 14/10/2013
Read about the joint report adopted this Monday, 14 October by the EP Women’s Rights and Legal Affairs Committees.
Promotion of an educational and social environment where women and men are equal, prevention of sex selection as a business,
On 5 June 2013, the leaders of the main political groups in the European Parliament announced strong action to support
EP Press Release – Women’s and gender equality rights in the Balkans countries exist on paper, but in everyday’s life,