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This Friday marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). As I have written before, FGM is an abhorrent form of gender-based violence, perpetrated in most cases against girls under the age of 15. It is a gross violation of the human rights of women and girls and rooted in deeply unequal gender relations.

Labour MEP: We rightly condemn FGM but practical solutions must be sought

This Friday marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). As I have written before, FGM is an abhorrent form of gender-based violence, perpetrated in most cases... Read more

Labour MEPs call for action to ensure UK dairy farmers get a fair deal

Labour MEPs today called for the EU, UK government and consumers to act to ensure British farmers get a fair deal. Read more

Labour MEP: Europe risks "lost generation" on corporate responsibility

A Labour MEP has warned businesses that Europe will be left with a "lost generation" if it continues to fail on youth unemployment and fails to meet the global challenge... Read more

Labour MEPs vow to continue work to improve clinical research in fight against cancer

Labour MEPs have marked World Cancer Day by pledging to continue to work to improve clinical research in the fight against cancer. Read more

Labour MEPs demand investigation into historic miscarriages of justice

Labour MEPs this week renewed their calls for a thorough investigation into a strike at Cammell Laird shipyard where strikers were arrested despite no laws being broken. Read more

Labour MEPs: UKIP's policies show a "shocking disregard" for public health

Labour MEPs slammed UKIP's election policies today, after the Eurosceptic party set out its platform. Read more

Labour MEPs back strong and comprehensive anti-terror measures

Labour MEPs, ahead of today's key debate in the European Parliament on terrorism, have reiterated their support for strong anti-terrorism and anti-radicalisation measures following the Paris terror attacks, including support... Read more

Labour MEPs: EU reform must include access to justice for EU law rights for consumers

  As part of the European Parliament's annual review of EU competition policy, Labour MEPs have called for renewed action to ensure consumers can enforce the important rights they have... Read more

Labour MEPs: Auschwitz anniversary will be a reminder of how far we have come in 70 years

  Today, Tuesday, January 27th, marks 70 years to the day since the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by Allied forces. Read more

Labour MEP calls for progress on medical devices regulation

A Labour MEP today called on the European Council to push forward with work on a proposed new medical devices regulation. Read more

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