Press releases

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Ministers are outlining the priorities of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.

Members from three committees will discuss with national parliaments the challenges faced by people fleeing Ukraine, mainly women and children, and the EU's policy responses.

MEPs strongly condemn once more the backsliding in women’s rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights in the US and in some EU member states.

EU member states must recognise the right to care and reform their social services to provide comprehensive, equal and timely access to care.

MEPs call on the Commission and EU countries to address the inequalities women face, such as barriers to the labour market and access to affordable childcare.

MEPS demand preventive measures against technostress and over-connection, to tackle mental health issues and boost the benefits of working from home.

Statement by the Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality.

EU countries must make equal treatment a key priority and adopt the Anti-Discrimination Directive without delay, say Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee MEPs.

MEPs condemn the backsliding in women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights worldwide including in the US and some EU countries, calling for safe access to abortion.

After being blocked in the Council for a decade, EP and EU countries’ negotiators finally agreed on a bill to increase the presence of women on corporate boards.