Women's response to the crisis: extracts from the inter-parliamentary meeting with national parliaments
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Event date 07/03/2013
Short description Meeting of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Brussels on Women's response to the crisis. Statements by: - Gianni PITTELLA, (S&D, IT), Vice-President of the EP - Salomé MBUGUA, Representative of AkiDwA (Akina Dada wa Africa) - Sasha BEZUHANOVA, Hewlett-Packard, Director of Public Sector for Growth Markets, Chair of Bulgarian Center of Women in Technologies - Sylvia WALBY, Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University
Duration 04:05
Reference 91674
Background To celebrate the International Women's day 2013, MEPs of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee held a debate today on the subject "Women's Response to the Crisis". In this meeting MEPs examined the impact of the crisis on gender equality and looked at the ways of tackling it at a European level, sharing bestes practices and experience. The discussions focused on the reasons that made women being more affected by the crisis and the austerity measures looking at what the Parliament could do to support women in such challenging times.
Production format Pre-edited
Format 16:9
Copyright © European Union, 2013
Filename ebs91674[Lo-VI].mp4
 
 
 
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