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AEGEE-Europe is deeply concerned by the attempt to further restrict the grounds for legal abortion in Poland. The Polish Parliament is debating a draft bill that would limit the already restricted grounds on which women can access a legal abortion by banning abortion in situations where there is a severe foetal anomaly. Because of the… » read more

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      by Juliette Beaulaton Four years have passed since the first official celebration of the Zero Discrimination Day. Created in 2013 by UNAIDS, the UN program on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), this day celebrates the right of everyone to be free from discrimination.   Because of social… » read more

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By Juliette Beaulaton and Cristina Cumbreño Feminicide, domestic violence, sexual and economic exploitation, assault, harassment, rape, mutilation, forced marriage… The reality of violence against women and girls is multiform and occurs continuously and systematically in our society. It remains one of the most serious and widespread form of human rights violations. Gender inequality and discrimination… » read more

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AEGEE Election Observation deployed 21 Short-Term Observers (STOs) of 12 nationalities to Germany to assess youth participation in the German Federal legislative election. The STOs arrived in Berlin on 20 September. On 21 and 22 September, the mission held meetings with national authorities and stakeholders in the field of youth participation. On election day, STOs… » read more

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AEGEE strives for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe, which is socially, economically and politically integrated, and values the participation of young people in its construction and development. The recent political developments in Poland are concerning us as young Europeans because they are a threat to the Europe we strive for. Democracy is a core… » read more

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    From May 23rd till May 28th, AEGEE’s biannual General Assembly took place in Enschede, the Netherlands. More than 600 members, young people from all around Europe, attended the event, thereby observing and participating in AEGEE’s highest decision-making body, the Agora. Participants got the chance to discuss the questions that transcend the life-cycles of… » read more

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