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Gender fairness needs strong commitment without playing games

The Socialists and Democrats take gender equality seriously: with the nomination of Philip Lane as a member of the Executive Board of the European

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Progressive forces in Europe promote gender balance - S&Ds frontrunner for equality

The European Parliament held in Strasbourg today a high-level debate in plenary at the request of the S&D Group on gender balance in EU economic and

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Every day is Women’s Day for Socialists and Democrats!

The S&D Group is fighting every day of the year for progressive steps forward for women’s rights and gender equality. Today, on the International

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Socialists and Democrats fight back against gender imbalance in EU top job appointments

The S&D Group strongly calls for a new era in the method of appointments in all EU and national positions. With the nomination of Philip Lane as a

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#All4Equality - S&Ds fight against backlash on Women’s Rights in Europe

Ahead of the International Women’s Day on 8 March the S&D Group promotes a step forward in women’s rights and gender equality to counter the backlash

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No respect for gender balance: S&Ds criticise the appointments in the European banking sector

The European Parliament’s economic and monetary affairs committee appointed today Philip Lane as a member of the Executive Board of the European

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European Parliament passes first resolution on the rights of intersex people

The European Parliament today backed a resolution calling for the fundamental rights of intersex people to be better protected in Europe. Intersex

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68 million girls are at risk of genital mutilation in the next ten years. Let’s stop this cruel and degrading torture! say S&Ds

At least 200 million girls and women in the world have suffered some form of genital mutilation according to the UN, and 68 million are still at risk.

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S&Ds: It’s time for the Council to finally adopt the Women on Boards Directive, we need more women in economic decision-making

During today’s plenary, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament will call on the member states to finally adopt the so called

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S&Ds campaign for fairer and more gender sensitive taxation

The European Parliament today adopted a report on gender equality and taxation. Tax policies still affect men and women differently. Although