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No to foreign financing of organisations pushing for abortion ban in Europe!

The Socialists and Democrats oppose foreign interference and financing of anti-choice organisations in the European Union. Sources from Russia and

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S&Ds appalled by the Turkish government’s decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention

Socialists and Democrats strongly condemn Turkey’s decision to abandon the Istanbul Convention, a landmark treaty that was signed by 45 countries and

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9 out of 10 Europeans want a social Europe, so let’s deliver, says Iratxe García

Today, during the plenary debate on the European Social Pillar, Social Democrats called for more ambition in the Commission’s Action Plan. They

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S&D Group: EU strategy on child rights must prevent the effects of the pandemic from lasting a lifetime

When the European Commission comes forward with a new 10-year strategy on children’s rights later this month, the S&D Group want to see measures that

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Ahead of Women’s Day, S&Ds call for increased support for women during the pandemic

To mark International Women’s Day 2021, the S&D Group held a two-day online event: Covid-19: Overcoming new Challenges to Gender Equality, organised

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Binding pay transparency proposal has finally made it! First and necessary step to end the gender pay gap

Socialists and Democrats welcome the proposal by the European Commission for a Directive to introduce pay transparency measures - a first and

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S&D Group: EU anti-trafficking rules need an upgrade

The Socialists and Democrats are leading the European Parliament’s efforts to call for more to be done to fight human trafficking, a horrific crime

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S&Ds: Gender equality in Europe must not be put on hold during this pandemic!

The Socialists and Democrats sounded the alarm today. Ten months on from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have more and more evidence showing

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S&Ds: Attack on Polish women is an attack on all European women

The Socialists and Democrats are leading a cross party majority to support Polish women whose rights are being unprecedentedly attacked in PiS-ruled

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New LGBTI+ equality strategy essential tool in fight against homophobia and rising hate crimes in Europe

The S&D Group in the European Parliament welcomed today an ambitious new LGBTI+ equality strategy presented by S&D Commissioner for Equality Helena