European Parliament – Press Archive

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Eradicating women’s poverty in Europe

(Source: European Parliament)

Commission should develop a 2030 EU anti-poverty strategy with a focus on women
A life free from violence is fundamental to participation in the labour market
Avoid gender discrimination in tax policies and eliminate VAT on women’s sanitary goods

MEPs call on the Commission and EU countries to address the inequalities women face, […]

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Protecting mental health in the digital workspace

(Source: European Parliament)

MEPs acknowledge benefits of teleworking but warn about health and privacy risks

The right to disconnect must be legally recognised at EU level

Ensure training for workers to bridge the digital divide

MEPS demand preventive measures against technostress and over-connection, to tackle mental health issues and boost the benefits of working from home.

In […]

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European Health Union: deal on stronger cross-border cooperation

(Source: European Parliament)

Reinforced cooperation among EU bodies and countries during public health emergencies

Improved prevention, preparedness and response planning at EU and national levels

Clearer rules for joint procurement of medicines and medical devices

Finalisation of first Health Union package based on lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic

Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement on how […]

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