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Next FEMM Committee meetings - 30 November 2020, 1 December 2020, 7 December 2020

25-11-2020 - 15:54
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In the context of the exponential growth of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the President of the European Parliament has announced a number of measures to contain the spread of epidemic and to safeguard Parliament's core activities.

On 2 July, the Conference of Presidents updated the EP's calendar of activities:

The current precautionary measures adopted by the EP to contain the spread of COVID-19 do not affect work on legislative priorities. Core activities are reduced, but maintained to ensure that the institution's legislative, budgetary, scrutiny functions are maintained.

Following these decisions, the next FEMM Committee meetings will take place on Monday, November 30, Tuesday December 1, Monday 7 December, via multilingual remote participation. The meetings will be webstreamed (with the exception of the Gender Mainstreaming Network meeting).

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Women's Rights Defenders
25-11-2020 - 15:50

On 7 December 2020, between 14.00 - 15.00, the FEMM Committee will hold a Public Hearing on "Women’s Rights Defenders (WRD) - EU’s role to combat the increasing attacks against WRD and women’s rights".

Gender Studies
25-11-2020 - 15:45

The Gender Mainstreaming Network of the European Parliament will meet on 1 December 2020. The Gender Mainstreaming Network promotes gender mainstreaming in the work of Parliament's committees and delegations. The meeting will not be webstreamed.

Children Victims or Witnesses of Gender-Based Violence within Families
25-11-2020 - 15:30

On 1 December 2020, the Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) and the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) will hold a first exchange of views on the upcoming own-initiative report "The impact of intimate partner violence and custody rights on women and children" (2019/2166(INI)).

MEP Christine Anderson
25-11-2020 - 15:21

On 30 November 2020, the FEMM Committee will vote on the amendments to the opinion on “Temporary derogation from certain provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of technologies by number-independent interpersonal communications service providers for the processing of personal and other data for the purpose of combatting child sexual abuse online”.

MEP Rosa Estaras Ferragut
25-11-2020 - 15:17

On 30 November 2020, the FEMM Committee will vote on the amendments to the opinion on “Implementation of Council Directive 2000/78/EC establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation in light of the UNCRPD”

Orange the World European Parliament Brussels 2020
25-11-2020 - 10:53

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), the EP Headquarters buildings in Brussels have been illuminated in orange, in honor of the UN campaign to end violence against women and girls.

My body MY choice
24-11-2020 - 20:35

FEMM Members express their support for and solidarity with Polish women and emphasize their deep concerns at the repeated government attacks on women’s rights and the relentless attempts to roll back the reproductive rights of women in Poland.

Teenage girl suffering from cyber bullying, cyber violence, online hate
19-11-2020 - 20:57

On 30 November 2020, the LIBE and FEMM Committees will hold a joint hearing on “Combating Gender based Violence: Cyber Violence”. The objective of the hearing is to obtain important input from relevant experts for the joint LIBE-FEMM legislative initiative draft report, which will focus on combating cyber violence as an expression of gender based violence, with specific attention to violence against women.

single parents, single mothers
14-11-2020 - 22:28

The study was commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the FEMM Committee. It describes trends in the situation of single parents in the EU, with additional evidence from Iceland and Norway.

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