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Gloria Steinem supports 50/50 campaign

[Brussels, 28 March 2014] Feminst icon Gloria Steinem turned 80 this week and the European Women’s Lobby is very proud to announce Ms Steinem’s support for the 50/50 campaign.

The 50/50 Campaign “No Modern European Democracy without Gender Equality”, is supported by a cross-party Alliance of a Core Group of MEP’s and aims to raise awareness for the lack of equal representation of women in decision-making positions and demands all relevant stakeholders to take concrete steps in order to increase women’s participation ahead of the upcoming European elections.

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."Gloria Steinem’s signature" Quote by Ms Steinem on gloriasteinem.com.

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