On 24 of January, the EU Presidency reached provisional agreement with the European Parliament on a legislative proposal for better work life balance. The proposal, which is far less ambitious than the original proposal by the European Commission still needs to agreed by the member states. The major elements of the compromise are: fathers or second parents will be able to take at least 10 working days of paternity leave around the time of birth of a child paid at a level equa
Today, the Council of Europes Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its evaluation reports on Portugal and Sweden. The reports contain an overall analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention. They highlight positive initiatives in preventing and combating all forms of violence against women and domestic violence at national level and provide suggestions and proposals to improve the sit
From 24 to 27 January 2019, the Brussels international film festival entirely dedicated to films only made by women "Elles Tournent #11" will take place. You are invited to the OPENING for the screening of the documentary film "Eliane Vogel Polski: championne de la cause des femmes en Europe" (2018) directed by Haleh Chinikar and Agnès Hubert, in presence of the Directors. It will be on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 13.00 – 14.00 in room PHS 3C50, of the European Parliament.