Dernières nouvelles

06-02-2015 - 13:35

The next FEMM Committee meeting will take place on Wednesday 6 May 2015 from 9.00 to 12.30 and 15.00 to 18.30 and Thursday 7 May 2015 from 9.00 to 12.30 in Brussels.

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Opinions to other Committees: vote – 06.05

30-04-2015 - 15:02

The FEMM Committee will vote on the following opinions:

- The situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2013 - 2014). Rapporteur Ms Daniela AIUTO.
- Green Employment Initiative: Tapping into the job creation potential of the green economy. Rapporteur Ms Monika VANA.
- The security challenges in the MENA region and the prospects for political stability. Rapporteur Ms Maria ARENA.
- Activities and supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision (recast). Rapporteur Ms Sirpa

Written questions for oral answer: vote – 06.05.

30-04-2015 - 14:59

The committee will vote on an oral question on maternity leave in which it reiterates its willingness to start negotiations with Council and asks Commission and Council to fulfil their roles as meditator and co-legislator. The oral question will be accompanied by a resolution to which 5 amendments have been tabled. The committee will also vote on an oral question on ending the practice of early, forced marriage of girls, asking the Commission to investigate on the full exploitation of the legal and political instruments the European Union has at its disposal in order to stop this practice.

The policy on gender equality on Germany

28-04-2015 - 09:52

Upon request by the FEMM Committee, this note provides an overview of the gender-equality legislation and policies in Germany, focussing on their recent developments and achievements. It reviews gender equality in decision-making, in employment, reconciliation of private and professional life, strategies to combat violence against women and sexual and reproductive health rights. Germany has achieved some progress in gender equality, mainly in the area of employment. European legislation has acted as the main driver for legal improvements in equal treatment and anti-discrimination.

EU Strategy for equality between women and men post 2015 - vote 06.05

27-04-2015 - 12:00
Maria Noichl

FEMM will vote on its own-initiative report on "the EU Strategy for equality between women and men post 2015" (rapporteur Maria Noichl, S&D) and on the 450 amendments tabled. The report is meant to serve as an input from the European Parliament to the Commission on the future Strategy.

Women’s careers in Science and University and glass ceilings encountered - 06.05

24-04-2015 - 12:18
women careers in science and university and glass ceilings encountered

FEMM Committee will organize a hearing on this issue in order to examine the reasons why women are under-represented at higher hierarchical levels in the research field, even in sectors where they represent a majority - educational sector. The event will serve as additional input for the work of the rapporteur Ms Vozemberg on her report. The invited experts will present their views on how to tackle the problem and the EC will present ongoing initiatives in the field. The interventions will be followed by a debate with the FEMM Members.

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FEMM Réunion
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FEMM Réunion

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As chair of the FEMM Committee I wish to extend a warm welcome to all visitors to our official website. Women’s rights and gender equality are the core issues of our Committee and we hope that our improved web presence can give the citizens and everyone who is interested in our mission, a better picture of our work and bring us closer to each other.

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