BRUSSELS, 6 February – Belgian MEP Hon. Hilde Vautmans published an opinion article on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. In the article, published in MO magazine, she urges the European Commission and member states to redouble their efforts to play an important role in ending FGM worldwide.
We know that empowering women and girls makes our societies safer, healthier, greener and more prosperous. So what are we waiting for, ask the organisers of this year’s European Week of Action for Girls (EWAG), including the EPF.
LISBON, 26 July - P&D Factor, the secretariat to the Portuguese APPG, has published an interview with EPF President Ulrika Karlsson. The interview has received over two thousand likes on the P&D Factor Facebook page
BRUSSELS, 19 July - Promoting women’s and girls’ human rights is a fundamental aspect of the European Union and should be better reflected in our overseas aid policy through major investment in improving access to family planning, writes MEP Heidi Hautala in Euractiv. Hon. Hautala is a Finnish MEP in the Greens/European Free Alliance group and is co-chair of the European Parliament APPG.