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  • OBR 2019: Rising in solidarity to end violence against women

    OBR 2019: Rising in solidarity to end violence against women

    [Brussels, 18 February 2019] Last week, as part of One Billion Rising’s Global campaign, the European Women’s Lobby rose in solidarity to end violence against women and girls.
    In Europe, 1 in 3 women has experienced physical and/or sexual violence since the age of 15 and 50 women die every week from male domestic violence. We say #LoudUnited, as a society we cannot accept this.
    The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the (...) Read more

  • Work-Life-Balance Directive: update beginning 2019

    Work-Life-Balance Directive: update beginning 2019

    [Brussels, 22 January 2019] In April 2017, the European Commission launched its proposal for a Directive on family related leave covering parental leave, paternity leave, carer’s leave and the right to request flexible working arrangements on return to work for reasons related to care responsibilities. The Directive, once adopted, will replace the existing EU Directive on Parental leave (2010/18/EU) negotiated and adopted by the Social Partners in 2010. The WLB Directive is part of the (...) Read more

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