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Health and social problems are worse in more unequal societies

On the first day of the Progressive Economy Annual Forum, S&D Euro MPs, academics, policymakers and experts from around the world addressed the challenge of inequality and how much it affects...
Social inequalities jobs education Europe US

Swoboda: "Europe must lead, not lag behind the US in war against inequality"

Socio-economic inequalities in Europe are higher today than in the 1980s, further amplified by the destructive austerity policies imposed in response to the crisis. In his State of the Union address...

S&Ds take the lead on development co-operation

The S&D Group in the European Parliament today welcomed the adoption in the plenary of a regulation on the development co-operation instrument for 2014-2020. This measure will finance EU...
Women's rights - their sexual and reproductive life

S&D Euro MPs condemn shameful populist campaign against women's rights

S&D Euro MPs today condemned the manipulative and obstructive campaign from right-wing groups against a resolution supporting sexual and reproductive health and rights for all, in Europe and...
Erasmus+ for education, training, youth and sport

S&Ds back a reinforced Erasmus+ with more funding

The members of the culture and education committee in the European Parliament today backed an informal agreement with the Council to launch a new multi-annual programme called Erasmus+ for education...
Rethinking education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes

Current education systems need new impetus

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the positive vote in the plenary (Strasbourg) on the report 'Rethinking education', which responds to the Commission's...