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20/10/2014

FRA helps shape the new EU internal security strategy

Reinforcing fundamental rights in the design of security measures would help secure legitimacy and public trust, and also make the measures more sustainable, says FRA in its contribution to the European Commission’s Communication on a renewed EU Internal Security Strategy.
17/10/2014

United to fight human trafficking - Six EU agencies issue report on joint actions

The 8th annual EU anti-trafficking day is 18 October. To mark this occasion, the European Police College (CEPOL), Europol, Eurojust, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (Frontex) and the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) have issued a report on their joint actions in the field of Trafficking in Human Beings (THB). The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) has also contributed to a number of the activities listed in the report.

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21/10/2014 to 23/10/2014

Frontex Consultative Forum meets

The Frontex Consultative Forum, which FRA has chaired since it was established in October 2012, will hold its next meeting on 21-23 October in Warsaw, where the new chairs for the upcoming term will be elected.

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La violencia de género es un abuso de derechos humanos

Gender violence is a human rights abuse
El País: La existencia de la Agencia de los Derechos Fundamentales de la UE, que tengo el privilegio de dirigir, es también una prueba de la creciente importancia de los derechos humanos. La Agencia va a ser distinguida hoy con el premio anual del Observatorio español contra la violencia doméstica y de género, lo que demuestra que las autoridades españolas se toman también en serio el problema de la violencia contra la mujer.

7 de cada 10 mujeres que han llegado a puestos directivos en Europa han sufrido acoso sexual

7 out of 10 women who have reached senior positions in Europe have experienced sexual harassment
El Mundo: Con motivo de la entrega del premio que el Observatorio de Violencia Doméstica y de Género entrega este martes al estudio "Violencia contra las mujeres" de la Agencia Europea de Derechos Humanos (FRA), invitamos al plató de El Mundo a su portavoz, Blanca Tapia, para que nos desvele por qué es tan valioso este informe que ya ha tenido su primer impacto.

Koti on naiselle vaarallisin paikka

Home is the most dangerous place for women
kodinkuvalehti.fi: Naisiin kohdistuvan väkivalta on Suomessa hyvin yleistä, eurooppalaisittain olemme monen surullisen tilaston kärkisijoilla. Sen osoitti Euroopan unionin perusoikeusviraston eli FRA : n vuoden 2014 maaliskuussa julkaisema tutkimus.