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09 Oct 2019
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Girls Speak Out in the European Parliament

A youth-led public event, organised in the framework of the European Week of Action for Girls, with the support of the S&D Group and EU40. The event

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Iratxe García addresses the SPD parliamentary group in Berlin: “We count on you to build a more sustainable and progressive Europe”

Today S&D leader Iratxe García attended the extraordinary opening session of the SPD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag, upon invitation from

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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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Social dumping (Watch the video)

Workers are the backbone of our societies, the fight for their rights remains at the core of the social democratic agenda. Trade unions and workers' parties have often succeeded in taming capitalism

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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 leader Udo Bullmann: “On Labour Day we reaffirm our call for a fair and progressive Europe for all."

On the occasion of International Labour Day on May 1st, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann states: “Workers are the backbone of our societies, the fight

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A step forward in the protection of vulnerable workers. The Parliament has finally backed S&Ds call for crackdown on precarious contracts

Today the European Parliament has approved the final agreement reached earlier with the member states on measures that will boost the rights for