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Other Acts P6_TA-PROV (2015)0218 (09/06/2015)

Type: Acts of the European Union: European Parliament Resolution on the EU Strategy for equality between women and men post 2015

Authority: European Authorities - European Union: European Parliament

Date: 06/09/2015

Subject: The European Parliament calls on the Commission to draw up and adopt a new separate strategy for Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in Europe aimed at creating equal opportunities and based on the priority areas of the previous strategy with a view to ending all forms of discrimination suffered by women in the labour market, with respect to wages, pensions, decision-making, access to goods and services, reconciliation of family and working life and all forms of violence against women and to removing discriminatory structures and practices related to gender; the Parliament underlines that the new Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Strategy must thoroughly take into account the multiple and intersectional forms of discrimination as referred to in Article 21 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights, which have common underlying factors but affect women differently, and develop specific actions to strengthen the rights of different groups of women, including women with disabilities, migrant and ethnic minority women, Roma women, older women, single mothers and LGBTI

Classification: Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Art. 23 Equality between men and women

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