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New LGBTI+ equality strategy essential tool in fight against homophobia and rising hate crimes in Europe

The S&D Group in the European Parliament welcomed today an ambitious new LGBTI+ equality strategy presented by S&D Commissioner for Equality Helena

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S&Ds vote against ECB candidate to urge Eurogroup to get serious about putting more women in top finance jobs

Speaking ahead of the vote on the appointment of Frank Elderson as a member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, Jonás Fernández, S&D

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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 deplore EU ministers’ lack of commitment to putting more women in top finance jobs

Speaking ahead of today’s Eurogroup, which will discuss the candidates on the appointment shortlist for the European Central Bank’s executive board

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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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Mr Kaczyński, stop oppressing Polish women, and help them instead!

Ahead of the debate in the Polish Parliament on two bills that would further restrict the access to abortion and ban sexual education in Poland, the

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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