Violence against women
Pasākuma datums: 08/03/2018
An EU Fundamental Rights Agency survey found that one third of women in the EU have experienced physical and/or sexual violence since the age of 15. That means 62 million women.
Violence against women can be addressed through a fundamental rights lens. It is a violation of human dignity and, in its worst form, it violates the right to life. It is also an extreme expression of inequality on the grounds of sex.
Measures to prevent and combat mobbing and sexual harassment at workplace, in public spaces, and political life in the EU in a meeting of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee
First anniversary after the signature of the Istanbul Convention- state of play
MEPs are likely to urge member states that still haven’t ratified the Council of Europe Istanbul Convention to do so, in a debate on Monday.