Women’s rights under the spotlight at annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium

The Agency will publish a paper on gender discrimination and violence against women during the 2017 edition of the European Commission’s Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights. The Colloquium will take place in Brussels from 20 to 21 November.

This year the focus is on women's rights in turbulent times. Discussions will cover such issues as hatred towards women in society and rights violations; empowering women to aid gender equality; violence against women and links to other forms of violence in society; and gender stereotypes, culture, and attitudes.