Parliament Adopts Resolution to Improve Gender Equality

The

European Parliament adopted in Strasbourg a resolution to tackle gender

inequality in the European Union. According to the parliamentary report, the

gender pay gap remains wide with women across the EU earning 17.5% less on

average than men.  A series of recommendations were adopted, including

policy to reduce the pay gap by 10% in each Member State. Parliamentarians also

condemned gender-based violence and called on the Danish Presidency to support

the proposed anti-discrimination Directive aiming to tackle the issue. (Read more)