European Gender Equality Week - October 26-29, 2020

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SEDE during GEW
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INTA at the GEW
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FEMM Chair during the GEW
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FEMM & AIDA at the GEW
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FEMM & AIDA at the GEW
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FEMM at the GEW
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CULT at the GEW
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BECA at the GEW
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TRAN at the GEW
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At the initiative of the FEMM Committee, the European Parliament held its first ever European Gender Equality Week during the last week of October 2020.

2020 is a special year, marking the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. This important milestone provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the achievements and future challenges for the advancement of girls' and women's rights and gender equality. Therefore, the European Parliament held for the first time its European Gender Equality Week, which gave much-needed input to the long lasting battle for women's empowerment and gender equality as well as more visibility and recognition to gender mainstreaming in all policy areas.

Many committees took part in the Gender Equality Week and organized events during the last days of October, while some others will look into gender mainstreaming aspects in their fields of competences later this year.

Please consult below the Programme and details of events happening during the European Gender Equality Week.