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23/02/2012 PES Women welcomes Danish Presidency gender equality priorities to tackle youth unemployment

On 23rd March PES Women held its yearly statutory meeting in Copenhagen. In presence of Danish Minister for Gender Equality Manu Sareen and Spokesperson on Gender Equality Rasmus Langhoff MP, PES Women welcomed the Danish EU Presidency priorities to tackle gender inequality.

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25/11/2011 PES Women and Zijkant Sp.A mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25th November

Zij Kant, the Women’s organisation of Flemish socialists Sp.A and PES Women today marked International day for the elimination of violence against women. The event took place during the PES Convention and was entitled the ‘Ugly Face of Abuse’.

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03/12/2010 PES Women adopts declaration on Women's sexual and reproductive rights in Warsaw

Around 100 participants from over 29 countries gathered in Warsaw on December 3rd to sign PES Women Declaration for equal sexual and reproductive rights for all Women in Europe.

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02/02/2010 PES Women President calls Commissioner Reding’s approach to the 15th anniversary to Beijing Platform a ‘missed opportunity’

At a meeting in New York with Commissioner Viviane Reding (responsible for gender equality and women’s rights), Party of European Socialists (PES) Women’s President, Zita Gurmai, called the proposed content of the “European Women's Right Charter" in the EC declaration on the Beijing Platform for Action (BPA) a missed opportunity. Ms. Reding announced the Commission’s intention to present an EC Declaration on the Beijing Platform for Action referring to the European Women’s Rights Charter.

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12/12/2009 PES Women President calls for European Women’s Rights Charter

Yesterday at the PES Women Annual Conference Zita Gurmai MEP was unanimously re-elected President of PES Women. In her opening remarks, she called upon European Commission President Barroso to deliver on his promise to put in place a European Women’s Rights Charter that will enforce gender equality for the 21st century.

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