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Child victims of violence [What Europe does for you]

Unfortunately, children are still victims of abuse and violence across Europe. Although it is difficult to assess the extent of violence against children and much of it remains hidden, existing estimates give cause for great concern. Continue reading

Session round-up – Strasbourg, September 2017

In addition to the State of the Union address by European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, the main debates held during Parliament’s September plenary session included questions such as fire safety in buildings, the impact of hurricane Irma, breaches of human rights and a series of statements related to external relations presented by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini. Continue reading

La violence à l’égard des enfants dans l’UE: État des lieux

Written by Anna Dimitrova-Stull This In-Depth Analysis is available in 2 other language versions: Violence towards children in the EU : Current situation Gewalt gegen Kinder in der EU : Wo stehen wir heute? L’enfant est un être humain avec des droits et une dignité. Les droits des enfants sont des droits humains. En raison de leur fragilité et vulnérabilité, les … Continue reading

Ask EP – Insight: New Commission, Ukraine-Russia, Scottish referendum

The election of the new European Commission has been a recurrent subject of interest for citizens in the past months, with the hearings of the Commissioners-designate in particular being a frequent topic. Citizens addressed the European Parliament to strongly express their opinions on the nomination of certain Commissioners-designate. Some complained about the suitability of specific … Continue reading

EU response to Iraq’s degenerating situation

Iraq is suffering from a new surge in sectarian violence. The EU and the international community have expressed their concerns over the growth in instability in the country, and stressed the importance of an inclusive political process and the holding of free and fair elections, planned for April 2014. Current situation Since the departure of … Continue reading

La violence envers les femmes dans l’UE: État des lieux

EN: Violence against women in the EU: State of play DE: Gewalt gegen Frauen in der EU: Sachstand ES: La violencia contra las mujeres en la UE: Situación actual IT: La violenza nei confronti delle donne nell’UE: Quadro della situazione PT: A violência contra as mulheres na UE: Situação atual PL: Przemoc wobec kobiet w UE: Aktualna sytuacja RO: Violența … Continue reading

Convention on Violence against Women

On 10 April 2013 the S&D Group (Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament) held a hearing ‘Convention on Violence against Women‘. The aim of the hearing was to present the current situation on Violence against Women (VAW), to raise public awareness on the subject and to discuss its … Continue reading

The situation of women and gender-specific violence in India

The gang rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi in December 2012 triggered mass protests and a worldwide debate about violence against women in India. Some laws are insufficient, but most commentators agree that the lack of security for women is mainly down to failure to punish rapists and other perpetrators of violence. … Continue reading

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