On International Women's Day 2023, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a debate on dismantling gender stereotypes in education, which are still stopping girls and young women from making their own study and career choices and achieving their full professional potential.
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The European Economic and Social Committee held a plenary debate on the role of finance and public recovery policies in promoting gender equality and the economic empowerment of women in the EU. The discussion was linked to the adoption of two opinions: one on a gender-based approach to budgeting and investing and the other on how Member States can improve the way in which the direct and indirect measures proposed in their Recovery and Resilience Plans (RRPs) affect gender equality.
The EESC Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law Group held a public hearing on protecting women's sexual and reproductive health and rights. Participants in the debate called for free health services, access to contraception, more inclusive policies, and reproductive and sexual education. This debate was organised in collaboration with the EESC Equality Group as part of a series of EESC events following up on the European Parliament's Gender Equality Week initiative.
On the occasion of the European Parliament (EP) Gender Equality Week, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) debated the way to improve women's participation in the labour market with EP Vice-President Evelyn Regner.
At its July plenary, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) debated the Commission's draft directive to tackle gender-based violence and gender equality in presence of Cristina Fabre of the European Institute for Gender Equality. The Committee adopted two opinions with recommendations for making the legislation more effective in combatting such an issue of epidemic proportions and demanded for its inclusion in the list of EU crimes.
This year, the EESC honors outstanding citizens' initiatives that champion equal opportunities for women and men and contribute to empowering women in society and the economy
Καταληκτική ημερομηνία υποβολής των αιτήσεων: 6 Σεπτεμβρίου
Η Ευρωπαϊκή Οικονομική και Κοινωνική Επιτροπή προκήρυξε το Βραβείο της Κοινωνίας των Πολιτών για το έτος 2019. Το φετινό θέμα είναι Περισσότερες γυναίκες στην ευρωπαϊκή κοινωνία και οικονομία, και το βραβείο θα τιμήσει καινοτόμες πρωτοβουλίες και έργα που αποσκοπούν στην επίτευξη ίσων ευκαιριών για γυναίκες και άνδρες και στην εξασφάλιση της ίσης μεταχείρισής τους σε όλους τους τομείς της οικονομικής και της κοινωνικής ζωής.