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Women’s organizations in PES member parties

SPÖ Austria
SPa Belgium
PS Belgium
- BSP Bulgaria
SDP Croatia
EDEK Cyprus
CSSD Czech Republic
- SD Danemark
SDE Estonia
SDP Finland
- PS France
SPD Germany
- PASOK Greece
- MSZP Hungary
- MSZDP Hungary
Labour Party Ireland
- PD Italy
- PS Italy
- LSDP Lithuania
LSAP Luxembourg
- Labour Party Malta
PvdA Netherlands
- DNA Norway
- SLD Poland
- UP Poland
PS Portugal 
- PSD Romania 
- SMER Slovakia
SD Slovenia
PSOE Spain
SAP Sweden 
Labour Party UK

Main partners

Socialist international Women (SIW) 
Young European Socialists (YES) 
European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) 
Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) 
- Rainbow Rose 
CEE Network for Gender Issues


European NGOs

European Women’s Lobby (EWL) 
- European Policy Action Centre on Violence Against Women (EPACVAW) 
United Nations Women 
Women in Development Europe (WIDE+) 
European Platform of Women Scientists (EPSW) 
- Black European Women's Council
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) 
International knowledge Network of Women in Politics (Iknow politics)


European Parliament’s Women Rights and Gender Equality Committee

PES Women President's blog

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On July 7th, the Estonian Human Rights Centre alongside with twelve other non-governmental organisations addressed a joint letter of concern to the Minister for Social Protection Margus Tsahkna, questioning the transparency of the selection procedure of the newly appointed Estonian Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner. Few days earlier, Tsahkna...

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In the light of 2015, the year for gender equality and women’s rights in Europe and around the world, PES Women organised its yearly conference 'Power to Women' with the aim of taking stock and contribute to the future of women's rights and gender equality - be it as our...

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It is under the slogan Taste of Freedom: Power to Women that the Global Progressive Forum with its Partners, PES Women, the S&D Group, Solidar and the Arab Social Democratic Forum (ASDF), wanted to mark its presence at this year's World Social Forum in Tunis.