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Let’s ban sexism, no woman deserves to be a product of marketing, say S&Ds

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are launching an EU platform of cities engaged against sexist advertisement. During a special...
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S&Ds score important victory for European workers: equal pay for equal work in the same place now within reach

The European Parliament, the Bulgarian Presidency and the Commission reached a common understanding on the introduction of equal pay for equal work in the same place for workers temporarily posted in...
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S&Ds urge Commission to take decisive actions to fight growing inequalities in Europe

At a debate on socio-economic inequalities, put on the European Parliament’s agenda by the Socialists and Democrats, acting S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann called on the EU Commission to take rapid...
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Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation, say S&Ds

Speaking ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February, on which the European Parliament has tabled an oral question to the European Commission requesting...
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Dieselgate: One in four cars still on our roads two years on; member states must act

In its answer to a parliamentary question from S&D Group vice-president responsible for sustainable development, Kathleen Van Brempt, the European Commission has confirmed that two years after...
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We want to protect European jobs and industries against dumped imports, say S&Ds

The European Parliament’s international trade committee today adopted a deal struck between Euro MPs and EU ministers in December of last year on combatting unfair cheap imports. Under the informal...
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The Youth Guarantee is a success story; we now must scale it up, say S&Ds

The European Parliament will today vote on a report assessing the impact of the Youth Employment Initiative in the member states and giving recommendations on how to improve it for the future. The...