Vilija BLINKEVIČIŪTĖ (S&D, LT) will chair the European Parliament’s Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee (FEMM) for the next two and a half years, decided committee members by acclamation on Wednesday. They also elected the four vice-chairs, who together with the chair will form the new FEMM bureau.

The four vice-chairs elected are as follows:


- 1st vice-chair Barbara MATERA (EPP, IT)

- 2nd vice-chair João PIMENTA LOPES (GUE, PT)

- 3rd vice-chair Mary HONEYBALL (S&D, U.K)

- 4th  vice-chair Jana ŽITŇANSKÁ (ECR, SK)