Skip to comments.Poland and Hungary push back on 'gender equality' pre-summit
Posted on 05/11/2021 8:58:38 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The phrase “gender equality” has been removed from the declaration on social issues to be adopted by EU leaders at their social summit in Porto later on Friday (7 May) after Poland and Hungary opposed the expression.
The phrase was replaced by a reference to a previous document, the European Pillar of Social Rights, which includes “gender equality”.
The latest compromise is part of a trend that has been going in the EU, with mostly Hungary and Poland, sometimes joined by Slovakia, Bulgaria, pushing for “gender equality” to be deleted from different EU texts.
The nationalist-conservative governments in Budapest and Warsaw have attacked LGBTIQ-rights and women’s rights at home, and their efforts at EU level have caused worry among several member states.
An earlier draft of the “Porto Declaration”, seen by EUobserver, read that leaders will step up efforts to fight discrimination and “work actively to close gaps in employment, pay, and pensions between men and women, and to promote gender equality and fairness for every individual in our society”.
The latest version of the declaration, to be adopted later on Friday by EU leaders, says that leaders will step up efforts to fight discrimination and “work actively to close gender gaps in employment, pay, and pensions, and to promote equality and fairness for every individual in our society.” …
(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...
The globalists of America and Europe have become the new Soviet Union - holding a collectivist, globalist notion, and forcing a perverse ideology on the world, to build their own power, while disrupting small countries around the world with revolution and chaos.
The globalists of America and Europe in the 1920s and 1930s abandoned eastern Europeans as they faced the wrath of Stalin - then punished them for opposing him in WWII (where we supplied Stalin to crush them).
They have no misconceptions about what we are.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.