Rebuilding social justice  |  Events  |  18.10.2011

Working Time reduction from a Gender Perspective: Moving beyond public and private spheres

A conference focusing on the labour market conditions for women in Europe is organized by Green Members of the European Parliament Raül Romeva i Rueda, Philippe Lamberts, Jean Lambert and Karima Delli.    

EVENT: Conference

DATE: 18 October 2011, 9.30 – 13.30

PLACE: European Parliament, Room ASP 5G, Brussels 

LANGUAGE: English, Spanish and French interpretation


9.30: Welcome and introduction, Raül Romeva i Rueda (Vice-President of the Greens/EFA), Philippe Lamberts (Greens/EFA MEP, Spokesperson of the EGP)  

10.00 - 11.00:  The labour market, the welfare state and the gender roles reality

  • Teresa Torns (Doctor in Sociologist. Researcher on inequalities between genders, organization of work, time and changes in the labour market)
  • Sara Moreno (Professor of Sociologist at the Autonomous University of Barcelona- Specialist in Time, work and wellbeing)
  • Carolina Gala (Doctor in Labor Law and Director of the Observatory for the equality-UAB) 

 Moderation: Monika Vana (Coordinator of the European Green Party Gender Network)

11.00-12.00: 21 hours, a concrete proposal

  • Anna Coote (Author of the 21 hours report from the New Economics Foundation)
  • Jean Lambert (Green MEP- EMPL committee) 

12.00-13.15: More equality, more Europe

  • Karima Delli (Greens/EFA MEP, Member of the Employment and Social Affaires Committee) 
  • Claudia Mennen (ETUC) 
  • Speaker from European Women's Lobby 
  • Speaker from European Commission - DG Employment 

Moderation: Mercè Claramunt 

13.15-13.30: Conclusions by Raül Romeva i Rueda



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