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A Gender Responsive Europe

In 2016, the European Commission stressed the following: “If key actions and gender mainstreaming were necessary, so was the allocation of relevant EU-level funding”. To address this situation, gender budgeting comes into play.

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A History of Women’s Rights in Ireland: What has the European Union done for us?

The feminist movement has garnered serious momentum in Ireland over the past decade. But, how has the European Union helped shape the path to gender equality in Ireland over the past forty years?

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Feminist Activism in Peace and Security

Feminist strategies in peace and security are crucial to ensure fundamental rights inside and outside the EU. A meaningful commitment from the EU towards a gender-sensitive response is key. Sexual and gender-based violence at EU’s external borders can only be tackled by embracing feminist activism in policy-making – and by voting those politicians who do so.

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Are we done now?! Feminism in Europe from a Belgian Perspective

Europe has made progress towards creating more gender equal societies but does that mean we’re done? No. While I feel lucky to be born in one of the most progressive countries in the world, gender roles and the stereotypes linked to them persist in today’s society.

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Welcome to Young Feminist Europe!

A Young Feminist Vision of Europe

A blog compilation by thirteen young driverse feminists

Representing 10 different EU countries (Ireland, Greece, Italy, UK, Germany, Portugal, Lithuania, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands), the authors highlight a range of issues as well as their hopes for the next EU mandate. Check out the full compilation here.

Final Episode of the #HerEurope Series

We interviewed Nadja Emeršič from the Social Democrats!

For the fourth and final episode of the #HerEurope series, we are joined by the awesome Nadja Emeršič who is a 22 year old feminist and local councilor in her city in Slovenia,  as well as being a member of the Women’s Forum and Youth Forum for the Social Democrats in Slovenia, and she also works as a political campaign advisor for MEP candidate Tanja Fajon

In this episode, we discuss the need to lead with empathy and compassion, how young women in politics are underestimated, the importance of gender quotas and role models, and how a diverse and youthful voice will bring about the revolution! 

Brussels Women*s Strike 2019

Nearly 15,000 people took part in the march for International Women*s Day.

Watch Young Feminist Europe’s video below!