08/03/2021 President | Equality and Non-Discrimination
According to the PACE President, “men and women need to push together more forcefully for change to come. This is our responsibility, as citizens and as politicians.”
For PACE Equality Committee Chair Petra Bayr (Austria, SOC), "we just can’t afford to keep ignoring the knowledge and experience we’re losing by excluding women".
Marking International Women’s Day in a video statement, Rik Daems and Petra Bayr take a look at progress in representation of women in politics and decision-making in Europe.