2011. 09. 22.
Femmes d’Europe, a Belgian association promoting women's rights organized a conference today in the European Parliament to discuss the European Citizens' Initiative, an instrument introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon. In her speech Lívia Járóka, Chairwoman of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality recommended to initiate legislation on policy fields such as the reconciliation of work and family life or improving the situation of Roma women, where there is still a room for improvement despite the undeniable achievements of the EU regarding gender equality.