Press releases

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Statement by Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Robert Biedroń and Chair of the Delegation for relations with Afghanistan Petras Auštrevičius.

Ministers outlined the priorities of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.

The European Union should proceed with ratifying the convention on preventing and combating violence against women, based on the ECJ opinion of 2021.

EU companies will be required to disclose information on salaries to expose existing gender pay gaps.

On Thursday, the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee will look at how to incorporate gender equality in all policies with representatives of national parliaments.

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, gender-based violence should be recognised as an EU crime.

By July 2026, all big publicly listed companies in the EU will have to take measures to increase women’s presence at their helm.

EP President Roberta Metsola and co-rapporteurs Evelyn Regner and Lara Wolters will brief journalists about new binding EU rules to increase gender balance in companies.

On Thursday, MEPs discussed the situation of the de facto abortion ban in Poland, joined by institutional and civil society representatives.

Robert Biedroń, Chair of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee, will present the findings of a recent EP delegation to Poland that looked into women’s rights.