Nils Muižnieks: Progress needed to ensure women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in Europe

Gender stereotypes and inequalities threaten women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, according to Nils Muižnieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights.

Live report: Women in the economy

Gender inequality in the workplace is real, with enduring structural barriers, low pay and precarious job situations worsening the discrimination experienced by many women, two experts confirmed earlier today.

Jagland targets sexist hatespeech in International Women’s Day celebration

“Sexist hate speech has devastating consequences for girls and women, but is not taken seriously enough and is often considered less severe than other forms of hate speech,” Thorbjørn Jagland declared.

Nils Muižnieks: Migrant women and girls need stronger human rights protection

Women and children now form the majority of migrants entering Europe and are in need of stronger human rights protection, according to the Commissioner for Human Rights

Muižnieks: Serbia must take action against country’s “unprecedented level of domestic violence”

A new human rights report published today, urges Serbia to take action against the “unprecedented level of domestic violence” in the country.