26/06/2020 Presidency reaffirms fight against gender inequality and racism
The fight against discrimination was in focus at yesterday’s PES Presidency meeting, as Presidency members received a campaign update from PES Women and adopted a declaration reaffirming the socialist and democratic family’s commitment to the fight against racism.
19/06/2020 PES Women: It is time to create a formal Council configuration for Gender Equality
Ahead of the EU leaders meeting on 19 June, PES Women and its member organisations are once again calling on the European Council to establish a Council configuration for gender equality.
03/06/2020 EU must step up and lead on international cooperation
As other world-powers embrace nationalism and protectionism, the European Union must step up as a constructive, resilient, sustainable, multilateralist and feminist force, European progressives have said.
02/06/2020 PES goes live on 3 June: why multilateralism matters and how feminism can change the world
Multilateralism, the role for the EU, and feminist foreign policy will all be on the agenda as European Commissioners, leaders, ministers and MEPs from the progressive political family convene for a livestream this week.
29/05/2020 PES Women Gender Equality Network presents ‘A Feminist Economy for Europe’
A feminist economy is vital for any economic recovery and the only way to ensure women, in all their diversity, can live and work on equal terms with men, the PES Women Gender Equality Network said today.
20/05/2020 PES Ministers for gender equality and women’s rights call for a feminist response to the COVID-19 crisis
Implementing gender equality must be a key priority for the COVID-19 recovery strategy, progressive gender equality ministers said today as they met with European Commissioner for Equality Helena Dalli.
27/04/2020 PES Women and Rainbow Rose: EU must act to stop discrimination in Poland
PES Women and Rainbow Rose strongly condemn so-called “LGBTI free zones” in Poland and regressive legislation that further marginalises women and sexual minorities.
14/04/2020 Women are on the COVID-19 frontline –the EU must not leave them behind
Europe is not seeing enough leadership or action for a gender-sensitive response to the COVID-19 crisis, European socialists and democrats are saying.
20/03/2020 PES Women: Women are on the front line of the corona-crisis, yet gender-issues are being ignored
As the COVID-19 virus is spreading throughout the world and governments are scaling up containment efforts, PES Women stands in solidarity with the women who are carrying the bulk of this crisis.
08/03/2020 International Women’s Day 2020: Feminists united for generation equality
On International Women's Day PES Women joins the global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, and we echo calls for action to accelerate gender equality.