WELCOME!

I am a politician, feminist, crossword puzzle lover and a real “Ruhrpott” child. My political commitment stems from my passion: since 2014, I have been a Member of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament. I campaign for the rights of LGBTI people and against the exploitation of European workers. I am committed to women’s rights and to strengthening Europe’s regions.

 

Achievements we took for granted are subject to right-wing attacks these days. Opponents of democracy are trying to turn back time. Using my political work, I stand firmly against the backlash and I’ll keep fighting for a progressive and fair Europe!

 Terry Reintke  

Topics

Women

Real emancipatory policies all over Europe are long overdue. As a Member of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality, Terry works, among other things, towards more women on boards in politics and the economy as well as gender equality in the fields of the labour market and health services.

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LGBTI

Terry fights for progressive anti-discrimination policies so that no one in Europe can be discriminated because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Everyone has to be able to be and love whoever they want to.

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Europe

Europe is not a finalised project that we should adore from the outside. Europe is not a collection of endless contracts and commemoration days. We are Europe. We have to help forming this Europe with curiosity, passion and expertise.

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SOCIAL POLICIES

Progressive social policies strengthen the social solidarity in Europe. Consequently, as a member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Terry fights for good labour conditions and strong rights for employees, health and security at the workplace as well as social protection and social security for everyone in Europe.

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REGIONAL POLICIES

The regional policy of the European Union is an enormous investment machine: One third of the total budget of the EU flows into these funds. This money has to be used in a reasonable, sustainable and social way – in the Ruhr Area, in North Rhine-Westphalia and all over Europe!

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Actual News

  • Europe
  • Pressreleases
  • Youth

Brexit/Erasmus: Commission shall explore pathways for Scotland and Wales to stay in the programme

PRESS RELEASE – Brussels, 22. January 2021 Following the end of the Brexit transition period and with it the United Kingdom leaving the Erasmus Programme, many young British people are left without the chance to develop clo …


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  • Actual from Parliament
  • Europe

Together, we are stronger than Brexit

For friends across our diverse and beautiful continent who value European cooperation, today is a sad day. In the UK we have seen the triumph of a narrow nationalism, the very same sort of nationalism that led to centuries of war. The European Union was built on the ashes of the last war and in the clear understanding that we must make and remake peace in every generation. We restate our determination to keep the flame of peace alive and to challenge nationalism and prejudice in our continent and across the world.


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  • Social policies
  • Women

Webinar: Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

We would like to discuss the important aspects of sexual health and self-determination with experts in this field and invite you to our webinar with English-German translation.


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  • LGBTI

#westayhome: LGBTI Movie Recommendations 

We asked you on Instgram and Twitter for your favourite LGBTI movies. Here is your list with your enchanting movie recommendations (and the links to IMDb.com with trailers). Have fun browsing and watching. We will continue to update this list.


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    European Parliament takes a stance against LGBTI conversion therapies for the first time

      PRESS RELEASE - Brussels, 1st of March Today the European Parliament adopted its read more

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    • Europe
    • LGBTI

    Call for applications: Secretary Intergroup on LGBTI Rights

    Deadline: 4th December 2017 THE INTERGROUP Founded in 1999, the European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBTI Rights aims to advance the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and i …


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