May 15, 2014
Martin Schulz (PSE),Guy Verhofstad (ALDE) and Ska Keller (Greens) support the European Women’s Lobby Manifesto for the EP 2014 Elections: "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!".
This Manifesto, published on the week of the International Women’s Day (8 March), focus on gender equality and how to achieve it through a comprehensive framework, a sustainable funding and credible EU policies.
It describes the priorities to attain gender equality which should be achieved during the next European Parliament mandate. On the one hand the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) proposes to appoint a EU Coordinator on women’s rights and gender equality, who would report to the European Commission’s President. On the other, EWL calls for a gender-sensitive EU budget, an adequate EU funding for programmes on equality and also calls for women’s rights representatives for the EU on the international level.
This manifesto is also linked to the 50/50 campaign, launched by the […]