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S&Ds protest against the barbaric restriction of abortion in Poland!

Following the judgment by the PiS-controlled Constitutional Tribunal in Poland that further restricts the access to abortion even in cases of severe

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S&Ds: More women on boards – the time is now!

During today’s plenary, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament will call on the member states – and especially on the current

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Women are on the frontline of the COVID19 pandemic. Social Democrats call for EU action to support them!

The coronavirus pandemic deepens existing inequalities in our societies. It exposes an increasing number of women to gender-based violence. It is

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Europe finally has a strategy to achieve equality between women and men. Now it must deliver!

Today, after years of calls from Socialists and Democrats, the European Commission has finally adopted a new comprehensive gender equality strategy

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Iratxe García signs a memorandum of understanding with the parliamentary group of Morena in the Mexican Senate

In the context of the Socialists and Democrats delegation to Mexico, the chair of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, Iratxe García, yesterday

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Conservatives and liberals lack ambition to close gender pay gap

During a vote in the European Parliament today in Brussels, liberals and conservatives watered down an amendment introduced jointly by the Socialists

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Homophobia has no place in Europe. S&Ds demand an EU LGBTI strategy to end discrimination based on sexual orientation

With the strong support of the Socialist and Democrats, today the European Parliament adopted a resolution, condemning the so called ‘LGBT ideology

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“We back the new Commission with a demanding, loyal and vigilant vote,” says Iratxe García

Today the Socialists and Democrats voted in favour of the new European Commission, after five months of intense negotiations with the Commission

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Violence against women and girls must be recognised as a crime under European Treaties!

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Socialists and Democrats call on member states to prove with acts, and not

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Education does not mean sexualisation! Polish authorities must stop plans to ban sexual education

At the initiative of the Socialist and Democrats, the European Parliament today called on the Polish conservative government and the Polish parliament