Monday 22 February 2021, 15.15 - 15.45 (jointly with JURI) - Antall building, room 6Q2, and remotely
The impact of intimate partner violence and custody rights on women and children (INI)
Rapporteurs: Luisa Regimenti (ID, IT) and Elena Kountoura (The Left, EL)
Committees responsible: JURI/FEMM
Consideration of draft report
Watch the meeting here.
Wednesday 24 February, 13.45 - 15.15 (jointly with LIBE) - Antall buidling, room 2Q2, and remotely
HEARING: Attacks on abortion rights and breaches of the Rule of Law in Poland
This hearing will look into the impact of measures and attacks on women's sexual and reproductive health and rights in Poland, such as the right of access to health care, the right to privacy, the right to education and the prohibition of discrimination. The hearing will equally explore the link with the deteriorating rule of law situation in Poland, as highlighted in the Parliament's resolution of 26 November 2020 on the de facto ban on the right to abortion in Poland. A number of institutional actors and NGOs are invited to take part at this joint hearing.
Watch the hearing here.
Wednesday 24 February, 16.45 - 18.00 - Antall building, room 6Q1, and remotely
Exchange of views with Helena Dalli, Commissioner for Equality
Watch it live here.
Thursday 25 February, 16.45 - 17.45 - Spinelli building, room 1G3, and remotely
2019 discharge: General budget of the EU - European Commission, adoption of drapft opinion
2019 discharge: European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), adoption of draft opinion
Guidelines for the 2022 Budget - Section III, adoption of draft opinion in letter form
SAVE THE DATE - International Women's Day event
The Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality, in collaboration with the Directorate for Relations with National Parliaments, will organise an Inter-parliamentary Committee Meeting celebrating IWD 2021 on Thursday, 4 March 2021, from 9.00 to 12.00, entitled "We are strong: Women leading the fight against Covid-19".
This event will benefit from the contributions of Heads of States and Governments, Members of the European Parliament and of National Parliaments across the EU, frontline workers and other distinguished guests. It will provide a global forum for an exchange of experiences and best practices in advancing women's empowerment during crises such as the one triggered by COVID-19.
Find more about this event, including the draft programme, here.