Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
8th parliamentary term - January 2017
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ANNEX V : POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF STANDING COMMITTEES
XIX.    Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Committee responsible for:

1.   the definition, promotion and protection of women's rights in the Union and related Union measures;

2.   the promotion of women's rights in third countries;

3.   equal opportunities policy, including the promotion of equality between men and women with regard to labour market opportunities and treatment at work;

4.   the removal of all forms of violence and discrimination based on sex;

5.   the implementation and further development of gender mainstreaming in all policy sectors;

6.   the follow-up and implementation of international agreements and conventions involving the rights of women;

7.   the encouragement of awareness of women's rights.

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