We mark the International Safe Abortion Day by highlighting that women and girls in Europe face unnecessary obstacles to access abortion care and in some countries are even forced to continue pregnancies against their will.
In this episode of Gender & The Union we discuss what the European Union and all of us can do prevent gender-based violence and fight inequalities, with Ms. Leonetta Pajer, head of Operations at the EU Delegation in Serbia and Gala, youth activist from Serbia.
In this episode of Gender and the Union we discuss what the European Union and all of us can do to create a society free from sexism and discrimination, with the EU Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli and our sexual and reproductive rights youth advocate, Amanda, from Sweden.
Gender & The Union is a podcast exploring why policy changes matter to combat gender-based violence in the European Union, and why relationship and sexuality education is key to creating a more equal and safe future for all.
Women and girls in Italy continue to face an unacceptable array of obstacles to abortion care many stemming from lack of information. This undermines reproductive freedom and safety. Laiga has developed a map with information on hospitals that provide abortion care.
On the 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention - the most far-reaching international legal instrument to set out binding obligations to prevent and combat violence against women - the European Parliament Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee voted today in favour of the report presented by MEP Predrag Fred Matić on “the situation of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU”.
Bomb and death threats targeting at least seven groups in Poland for supporting women’s rights and the right to abortion are disturbing reminders of escalating risks to women’s human rights defenders in the country, Human Rights Watch, CIVICUS, and International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network (IPPF EN) said today.
An interview with Marta Lempart from the Women's Strike in Poland on how it feels to be a woman human rights defender, what she fights for, her hopes and call to all European citizens who want to support the battle for dignity and freedom.