Gender mainstreaming, a globally accepted strategy for promoting gender equality, has become again an active topic during this week’s Parliamentary Session. The European Parliament adopted its first plenary resolution on gender mainstreaming in 2003.
The EU recognises gender equality as a fundamental right, a common value of the EU and a necessary condition for the Union to achieve its objectives of growth, employment and social cohesion.
The European Parliament plays a significant role in supporting equal opportunity policies, in particular through its Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM), who draws up a biannual report on …
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