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24/09/2021 PES Women: sexual and reproductive health and rights must be defended and promoted by all in society

Sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) are a cross-cutting issue and a fundamental pillar of women’s rights and gender equality that must be strengthened with a joint effort by all citizens, decision-makers and generations. This was the conclusion of the PES Women Gender Equality Network today.

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24/09/2021 PES ministers: the EU must combat social imbalances

The time has come to give social and macroeconomic matters equal consideration in the European Semester, Employment and Social Affairs Ministers from the Party of European Socialists said today.

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21/09/2021 “Make your voices heard” – PES Europe ministers urge citizens

Democracy thrives from meaningful dialogue between citizens and politicians; this is why the Conference on the Future of Europe is so important. It is time to make your voices heard, progressive Europe ministers urged citizens today.

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15/09/2021 SOTEU: prioritise social, green, and fundamental rights, EU socialists demand

The last year required unprecedented action to avert crises. To secure a real recovery for all citizens, proposals for the next twelve months demand equally bold thinking. This was the message from the Party of European Socialists as European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered the 2021 State of the European Union.

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14/09/2021 PES congratulates Norwegian Labour Party on great election victory

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the victory of the Norwegian Labour Party - DNA (Det Norske Arbeiderparti) - at the general election in Norway yesterday.

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10/09/2021 PES Women highlights the plight of women in conflict and calls for international solidarity and action plan

Meeting online today, the PES Women Executive reiterated its condemnation of the situation in Afghanistan and the members expressed their full support for the country’s women and activists.

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06/09/2021 PES supports the efforts of Romanian Social Democrats to prevent further chaos in the country

The Party of the European Socialists is deeply concerned by political turbulence caused by the conservative government led by Prime Minister Florin Citu (PNL/EPP) and supports its member party PSD in the current situation in Romania.

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01/09/2021 Fit for 55: social democrats will ensure decarbonisation is just

The climate and environmental crisis must be addressed in a way that is socially just, leading to more social progress, better quality of life and increased wellbeing for all citizens across Europe, PES ministers said today.

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21/08/2021 Rainbow Rose and PES fly the flag for equality and diversity at WorldPride

Socialists and democrats proudly stand for LGBTIQ+ rights and equality, this was the message today as a joint Rainbow Rose and PES delegation took part in WorldPride in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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17/08/2021 PES Women: humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan calls for solidarity and immediate action to safeguard lives and rights of women and girls

With the rapid seizing of control by the Taliban in Afghanistan since May, and the city of Kabul last weekend, many lives are at risk. Safe passage out of the country for anyone in danger must be ensured. For those unable to escape, a dark future lies ahead, particularly for women and girls.

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