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What should the new EU gender equality strategy look like?

Date

07 Jun 2010

Sections

Social Europe & Jobs

Invitation to press briefing with the rapporteur Ilda Figueiredo (GUE/NGL)

Wednesday 9/6 at 14.30 in the Press bar (PHS floor 0), European Parliament, Brussels

In June the European Parliament will adopt a report assessing the 'old' EU Roadmap on gender equality, and give its views on what the new EU gender equality strategy should look like. 

The report adopted in the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality in May makes key recommendations for the strengthening of EU policies when it comes to social rights, economic independence, measures to combat violence against women, and achieving balance in decision-making. The report also outlines the main elements for better institutional cooperation at EU level. 

GUE/NGL PRESS CONTACT

Gianfranco Battistini + 32 475 646628

Sonja Giese + 32 486 94 50 21

David Lundy + 32 485 50 58 12

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