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What do we owe to social democracy?

What do we owe to social democracy? 150 years ago, Social Democrats tamed the first Industrial Revolution. By putting people first, we have built a

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Newly elected S&D president Iratxe García: Europe must regain its social soul and place people at the heart of its political action

Today the Spanish MEP Iratxe García Pérez has been elected as president of the Group of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, the

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People around the world still face violent discrimination because of whom they love (Watch the video)

Europe must show courage and become a global leader in protecting LGBTI rights around the world. The EU must both provide asylum for those facing discrimination on the basis of gender identity and

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Gender equality (Watch the video)

Of course, you care about equality. Of course, you want to see women have the same opportunities and rights as men. The fact is, this isn’t the case in Europe at the moment. There is still a gender

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S&Ds: EU must do more to defend LGBTI people in Europe and around the world

On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The situation for LGBTI

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S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann: We have to invest to make Southern Europe a hub for social and sustainable development

On the occasion of the conference of the “ Progressive Society ” initiative that took place yesterday in Lisbon, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann calls

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S&Ds bring new era of work-life balance to Europe

With the European Parliament’s final vote today, new rules for work-life balance in Europe can finally become a reality: Ten paternity days for

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Last chance to tackle violence against women before the European elections, warn S&Ds

After two years of unsuccessful negotiations for the EU's ratification of the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women

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Our Fight for a better Work-Life Balance

Our Fight for a better Work-Life Balance.

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S&Ds push for more funds in the EU 2021-2027 budget to support third countries, including for development, human rights and climate goals

Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of a new ‘Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument’ (NDICI) that merges most