PES Women is the PES organization that promotes gender equality and women’s representation both within and outside the party.
Zita Gurmai MEP has been PES Women President since 2004. Under Zita’s leadership, PES Women has strengthened its role within the PES and promoted several campaigns on women’s rights and gender equality in Europe and in the world.
PES Women Annual Conference
On the 11 and 12 of June, PES Women held its Annual Conference "Power to Women", including interactive debates, quizzes, presentations and the adoption of the resolution on "Feminism in the 21st Century". Read the programme of the event.
- PES Women activity report: October 2012 - February 2014
- PES Women leaflet 2013
- PES Women leaflet 2011
- Europe through Women’s eyes
'Equal Pay, it's about Time!'
‘Equal Pay, it’s about time!’ raises awareness about the 16.2% gender pay gap that exists at European level and puts forward specific demands to close this gap, in advance of the 2014 European Elections.
'My future is your future - a European Youth Guarantee now'
PES Women is also promoting the campaign for a European Youth Guarantee ‘My future is your future - a European Youth Guarantee now!’, providing a gender dimension to the campaign, analyzing the specific causes and the impact of young women’s unemployment and proposing solutions to tackle this issue.