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What has the EU done for gender equality?

What has the EU has done for British women in the past 40 years? And what might arise in the field of gender equality from renegotiation and repatriation of powers by a UK government?  

Leading the discussion at Europe House were:

Mary Honeyball, Labour MEP, member of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee
Marina Yannakoudakis, Conservative MEP, member of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee
Justine Roberts, CEO of Mumsnet
Dr Roberta Guerrina, Senior Lecturer and Head of the School of Politics at the University of Surrey
Jacqueline Minor, first female head of the European Commission Representation in London, ranked the 24th most influential Briton on EU Policy by EurActiv
The discussion was moderated by Benedicte Paviot, France 24.

The debate was mirrored online on the Mumsnet website: The effect of EU policies on gender equality.


Our event in the press

- Mary Honeyball MEP published a blog post in response to the event International Womens' Day
- Marina Yannakoudakis MEP was also interviewed on BBC's Radio 4 Woman's Hour. Listen here.
- Blog post on Women's views on news.