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French municipal elections - 31.03.2014
Anne Hidalgo is also co-president of our global organisation, UCLG, and president of UCLG Standing committee on gender equality.
In the framework of the municipal elections, a new edition of the guidebook Understand the municipal life (in French) was published. This volume is prefaced by an introduction written by our President, Annemarie Jorritsma, and our secretary general, Frédéric Vallier. It presents and analyses the local government functioning in France.
Violence against women - 10.03.201433% of European women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence. This is one of the conclusions reached by the study “Violence against women: an EU-wide survey. Results at a glance” led by the EU agency for fundamental rights (FRA).
This survey is the first of its kind on gender violence carried across the 28 Member States of the European Union. It presents the results from interviews led among 42 000 women that suffered physical and moral violence, or stalking experiences. Based on the results, FRA offers 10 “ways forward” to EU policy-makers in order to respond to gender-based violence.
Equality - 25.02.2014Lithuanian.
We would like to thank the Association of Local Authorities in Lithuania for this initiative. The Charter now counts 27 versions.
For more information, please consult the website of the Observatory of the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local life.
Gender equality - 15.11.2013
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