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News on the work of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
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2/8 Just published: IPU’s Annual Report. IPU study on sexism and harassment in European is having an impact. For example, New Zealand and Ireland are doing their own research based on IPU’s methodology.
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Liliane Maury Pasquier Mar 15
Backlash against women’s rights: what we need today is a “pushback against the pushback” on gender equality. My full statement at the end of my visit to New York in the context of
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Liliane Maury Pasquier Mar 15
Réactions brutales à l’encontre des droits des femmes : nous devons contrer le recul en matière d’égalité. Telle est ma déclaration à l’issue de ma visite à New York dans le cadre de
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PACE_Equality Mar 15
"The most effective way of preventing hate speech and intolerance is to [...] promote a model of society that embraces diversity and respects human dignity" Find Elvira Kovács' report on Hate speech and politics at
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PACE Mar 15
Do you know any defenders whose courage and commitment deserves public recognition? Only six weeks to go to the deadline for submitting candidates for the Assembly's 60,000-euro ...
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PACE_Equality Mar 15
Toutes nos félicitations à pour l'adoption à l'unanimité par le de sa proposition de résolution pour soutenir la lutte contre le mariage des enfants, les grossesses précoces et les mutilations sexuelles féminines! Voici le texte adopté
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PACE_Equality Mar 14
Sexism, Harassment and Violence against Women Parliamentarians - the video recording of the side event organised by and @CSW63 is now available! You can watch it at this link
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ZitaGurmai Mar 12
Today pretty busy day in . ⁦⁩ has a great delegation with ⁦⁩. « sexism, harassment and VAW Parlamentarians/study intro
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Liliane Maury Pasquier Mar 12
Replying to @PACE_President
PACE parliamentarians present to support the event!
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Liliane Maury Pasquier Mar 12
Replying to @PACE_President
One conclusion: sexist jokes, comments and threats should not be treated as normal in Parliaments.
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Liliane Maury Pasquier Mar 12
As IPU President said in side event, ‘Parliament is not a safe space for women’, this needs to change.
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Liliane Maury Pasquier Mar 12
As Purna Sen, , at the event commented, sexual harassment is pervasive in society and this will not change without a cultural change. We all have a role in this, women, men, boys and girls.
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PACE_Equality Mar 12
Changing mindsets takes time - we must understand that violence against women finds its origin in deeply rooted gender inequality. Legislation will bring durable change
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iKNOW Politics Mar 12
. calls for revised legal frameworks, strong policies & mechanisms & a new political culture to combat sexism, harassament and violence. is another form of widespread violence affecting women that should be included in the law
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PACE_Equality Mar 12
There is undeniably a backlash on women’s rights – attacks against women’s rights and against the Istanbul Convention – one should not consider that the standards reached today are granted. We must remain vigilant
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Elina Viitasaari Mar 12
High number of women in politics in Finland have experienced , psychological and , and been told that it is part of being a parliamentarian. IT IS NOT.
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NDI Gender & Women Mar 12
“It’s happening in all countries, in all parliaments, all over the world” at on the pervasiveness of uncovered in and ‘s joint report.
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IPUPresident Mar 12
Female candidates are afected during electios. To reduce sexism,harassment & violence against women we must: ✔️Report any acts of violence to media. ✔️Have men leaders who support . ✔️ Develop legislation to prevent violence.
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NDI Gender & Women Mar 12
Violence is being used to “prevent or punish women from exercising their electoral rights” says at at a session on sexism, harassment and violence against women parliamentarians
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