Posts Tagged "women"

I want to live free. From violence.

November 25th, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women   Today, IUSY and YES jointly recall once again to stop violence against women*. November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999 and fought for by grass ...

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Which Feminism for YES?

It is an exciting and demanding time for the YES Feminist Network:  the Summer Camp ended less than two months ago, new projects are about to start in cooperation with PES women and FEPS, and we are all looking forward to the upcoming YES -IUSY Feminist Network Seminar - which ...

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YES SUMMER CAMP DECLARATION

CHANGE THE SYSTEM, NOT THE CLIMATE We are at a moment of profound crisis and necessary transformation for the European socialist movement. This year the concept of a social and democratic Europe has been devastated by  simultaneous crises of legitimacy. These have left its future severely in question. Internally to the European Union, ...

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12th YYES Congress is over and new Presidium is getting ready for work.

More than 230 delegates from more than 56 youth and sister organizations gathered in Winterthur for our 12th Congress. Three days full of interesting,and sometimes tense discussions, compromises, voting, emotions and fun ended with the election of our new President, Secretary General, President of the Control Commission and 10 Vice Presidents. After ...

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The left needs to win to protect and promote equality in Europe!

The Europe we want stands for equality in all areas. And if there is one thing that’s clearly not in the right wing’s agenda at the European level, it is equality.   We have all been shocked by what happened in Spain in December, when the Rajoy government decided to suddenly put ...

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Jusos & Die Falken statement on Spanish abortion law

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YES Statement on Spanish Abortion Law

YOUNG EUROPEAN SOCIALISTS ARE APPALLED BY THE PROPOSED SPANISH ABORTION LAW   Young European Socialists are appalled by the intention of the conservative Spanish government to take the country back to a time when women were not respected as equal members of society, and did not have full rights to decide over ...

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My body, My rights! #SRHR

PES Women denounces the hijacking of the report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights by the Conservatives Yesterday, the vote in the European Parliament on the draft report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), prepared by Edite Estrela, S&D Portuguese MEP and PES Women executive member, has failed to be ...

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No socialism without feminism!

No more violence against women! No more gender inequality! November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive violation of human rights in the world today. It is the most alarming indicator of gender inequality. Today, Young European Socialists recalls once ...

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Thank you PES Presidency! – Youth and women are priorities for the next two years

The new PES Presidency met the first time this week. Amongst many current issues the work plan for 2013-2014 was discussed. ECOSY can be very happy with the result, as it not only emphasises the need of targeting youth as an important group in the middle of the crisis, but ...

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