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We promote gender equality and women’s representation both inside and outside the Party of European Socialists.

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Promoting gender equality and women’s rights

PES Women is fighting for a gender just and feminist Europe by giving a voice, tools and platform for women, by putting forward specific women’s rights policies, through gender-mainstreaming the overall policy-making of the Social Democratic family.

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Pictured from left: S&D MEP Robert Biedroń, FEMM Committee Chair; S&D MEP Carina Ohlsson; S&D MEP Evelyn Regner, Vice President of the European Parliament; Zita Gurmai, PES Women President; S&D MEP Marc Angel, Vice President of the European Parliament; S&D MEP Marek Balt.

PES European elections candidates pledge to protect women’s rights

Women’s rights and gender equality have always been at the centre of our political family’s foundations and values. Securing women’s rights and progressing gender equality…

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PES Women at CSW: eradicate poverty of women and girls to strengthen global gender equality

PES Women at CSW: eradicate poverty of women and girls to strengthen global gender equality

From 11 – 15 March, PES Women President Zita Gurmai, Vice-President Katrine Skov, and Coordinator Ana Pirtskhalava were in New York for the 68th session of the…

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PES Women brings Safe Place for Women campaign to local authorities in London

PES Women brings Safe Place for Women campaign to local authorities in London

PES Women presented the campaign ‘Safe Place for Women’ at their statutory meeting in London, attended by Claire Reynolds, Chair of the Labour Party’s Women’s Network, and Lib Peck, Director of London’s Violence…

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PES Women promotes gender equality and women’s representation. We fight for equal pay, to end viol

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📣📣📣📣the European Parliament has voted in favour of including access to abortion in the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights.➡️ PES women and our progressive family has been campaigning for many years so that everyone has the right to bodily autonomy, to free, informed, full and universal access to SRHR, and to all related healthcare services without discrimination, including access to safe and legal abortion! 📢📢📢📢We are proud that our political group in the European Parliament has been the driving force in pushing and adopting the resolution! See MoreSee Less
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🔊Women’s rights and gender equality have always been at the centre of our political family’s foundations and values. Securing women’s rights and progressing gender equality are a priority for our progressive family in the upcoming European elections and the following European mandate. ➡️That was the call from us and PES election candidates yesterday at our EU Women’s Rights Charter Event. 📣The event was attended by current MEPs from the Socialist and Democrat Group in the European Parliament and prospective MEP candidates from PES member parties who are running in the European elections. 📢We call all candidates from PES member parties running in the 2024 European elections to sign our EU Women’s Rights Charter PledgeYou can find the pledge on our web page or in the bio. #PledgeForWomensRights #EUCharterofWomensRights #FeministEurope #EuropeWeWant. See MoreSee Less
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