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Members of European Parliament stress right to abortion

MEPs stressing right to abortion in discussion about priorities

Progress on the European Union pay transparency directive is a priority, the Czech government said presenting priorities during the Czech presidency of the Union. At the presentation, several MEPs highlighted the Parliament’s call to add the right to abortion to the EU Charter for fundamental rights, the Parliament says in a press release.

On an EU strategy for care, the Czech presidency will focus on long-term care and providing refugees from Ukraine with high-quality care.

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Member states’ diverse positions on preventing violence against women need to be respected, Marian Jurečka, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour and Social Affaires said.

Definition of online sexual violence will be in November by the Parliament.

“There will be Council conclusions on gender equality, and the Presidency will look into economic parity for men and women with a focus on youth”, the Czech government said.

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