Tag: Maria Arena

#WomensRights: Female poverty is the result of a lifetime of discrimination

#WomensRights: Female poverty is the result of a lifetime of discrimination

Poverty has increased in Europe since the economic crisis, with women more likely to live in poverty than men. Parliament’s women’s rights committee votes on Tuesday 19 April on a report examining how their situation could be improved. We talked to report author Maria Arena, a Belgian member of the S&D group, about the root […]

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#Congo: S&Ds urge Democratic Republic of Congo to respect country’s Constitution in electoral process

#Congo: S&Ds urge Democratic Republic of Congo to respect country’s Constitution in electoral process

The European Parliament, with the active contribution from the European Socialists and Democrats, adopted a resolution on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 10 March, calling its authorities to fully respect the country’s constitution, especially on the electoral process. The president of the S&D Group, Gianni Pittella, said: “We urge the Congolese authorities to […]

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