Press releases

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The new rules aim to prevent gender-based violence and protect its victims, especially women and victims of domestic violence.

The European Parliament has given its final green light to revised rules on preventing and combating human trafficking and protecting its victims.

MEPs have adopted their position on revised rules to boost victims’ rights and make reporting a crime safer.

MEPs urge the Council to add sexual and reproductive healthcare and the right to a safe and legal abortion to the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.

On Wednesday, MEPs adopted a directive to ensure that new anti-discrimination rules are effectively applied and enforced in the EU.

Urging for women’s poverty to be tackled, a delegation of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee participated in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

From 18 to 21 March, a delegation of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee will attend the UN Commission on the Status of Women and hold meetings on women’s rights.

On Thursday, the committees on Women’s Rights and Civil Liberties adopted a draft position on revised rules to boost victims’ rights and make reporting a crime safer.

In a ceremony marking International Women’s Day, Ivana Andrés and Alba Redondo from the Spanish women’s national football team addressed MEPs in Strasbourg.

On Tuesday, Parliament gave its consent to the Council decision inviting member states to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Violence and Harassment Convention.