The EU supports gender equality through legislation and support for national development. European laws or directives call for equal treatment on the basis of sex and include equal pay for equal work. The Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee of the European Parliament plays a key role by sending out strong messages which determine policies in Europe.
The anti-choice European Citizen’s Initiative “One of Us” was presented in a public hearing to the European Parliament and the European Commission this week
The European Women’s Lobby, of which IAW is a member, is deeply concerned about a new attempt to undermine women’s rights.