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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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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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S&Ds welcome political understanding on EU Mercosur deal and insist on guarantees for labour rights and environmental standards

After 20 years of negotiations, the EU and Mercosur today signed a political agreement on their future Association Agreement. Reacting to this news, S

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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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Fair trade - (Watch the video)

Fair trade - (Watch the video) Trade between different countries is a good thing. It has created jobs and improved living standards as a whole. But, has everyone benefitted in the same way? There has

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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&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