Delegation of the European Union to the Holy See,
Order of Malta, UN Organisations in Rome
and to the Republic of San Marino

International Women's Day 2018

08/03/2018 - 18:40
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Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties.


Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the safest and most equal places for women in the world. But our work is not over – the path to full equality in practice is still a long one.

Women and girls still face harassment, abuse and violence. And women are still too often prevented from breaking the glass ceiling, receiving lower pay and fewer opportunities for career and business development.



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