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Online exhibition of outsanding European women in the arts and sciences

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18.1.2019 – Today the European Commission launched an online series of profiles on remarkable historical women in the arts and sciences, who have made important contributions to social, economic and technological domains. The stories of these extraordinary women will be published in Europeana, the EU digital platform for cultural heritage. On this occasion Commissioner for [...]

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European Union and United Nations join forces to end femicide in Latin America

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28.9.2018 – Femicide claims the lives of 12 women in Latin America every day.With today’s €50 million investment, the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative will fund new and innovative programmes in Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico, to help women and girls live lives free from violence and to eradicate femicide in Latin America. “Ending violence against [...]

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67 % did not report serious incident

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A new report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presents results from the world’s biggestever survey on violenceagainst women, revealing the extent of abuse suffered by women at home, work, in public and online. As well as demonstrating the wide prevalence of violence against adult women, the report also details incidents of [...]

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