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On June 20, the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament will vote on a proposed directive for Copyright reform. Sounds obscure? It is actually a hotly debated topic: the new directive may well shape how the internet will look like in a few years, among other things changing how linking and uploading of contents works.
In several European countries tough abortion laws are not necessary, as the lack of available gynecologists makes it almost impossible for women to access abortion.
The last annual review of ILGA-Europe praises most Balkan countries for the laws that they have introduced – but implementation is still poor and further steps are needed.
The most comprehensive set of data about imprisonment and community sanctions in Europe
If you have a foreign name and you are looking for an apartment, you will significantly less likely to be contacted by landlords than a German applicant.
The European Institute For Gender Equality (EIGE) is an independent European agency which aims to promote and strengthen gender equality within the EU.
Despite active gender equality policies, in every European country men have more daily leisure time than women, while women spend more time on domestic, unpaid work.