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Activities of Malin BJÖRK related to 2017/2131(INL)

Plenary speeches (1)

The situation in Hungary (debate) SV
2016/11/22
Dossiers: 2017/2131(INL)

Shadow opinions (1)

OPINION on the situation in Hungary (pursuant to the European Parliament resolution of 17 May 2017)
2016/11/22
Committee: FEMM
Dossiers: 2017/2131(INL)
Documents: PDF(267 KB) DOC(53 KB)

Amendments (11)

Amendment 3 #
Draft opinion
Recital A a (new)
Aa. whereas the European Union is founded on the values of respect for the rule of law and respect for human rights, including the rights of people belonging to minorities, and whereas these values are universal and common to the Member States (Article 2 of the TEU);
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 9 #
Draft opinion
Recital B a (new)
Ba. whereas Hungary is one of the top countries of origin of victims of human trafficking within the EU;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 11 #
Draft opinion
Recital B b (new)
Bb. whereas Hungary’s constitutions definition of family “marriage and partner-child relationships” is outdated and based on conservative beliefs; whereas same-sex marriage is banned; whereas almost 70% of the respondents in the 2014 Fundamental Rights Agency’s LGBT survey avoid certain locations or places in fear of being harassed or assaulted of being LGBTI;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 13 #
Draft opinion
Recital B c (new)
Bc. whereas Hungary has been strongly criticized by various international human rights organisations for its backlash regarding human rights and the restrictions against the civil society, including women´s rights organisations;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 17 #
Draft opinion
Recital B d (new)
Bd. whereas women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights are not sufficiently upheld and whereas Hungary is one out of few member states that demands a prescription for all types of emergency contraception;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 44 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 3 a (new)
3a. Deplores the narrow definition of family which discriminates against cohabitants and same-sex couples; reminds Hungary that discrimination on term of sexual orientation is prohibited;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 53 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 4
4. Is concerned about the impact of Hungary’s Law on the Transparency of Organisations Receiving Foreign Funds on civil society organisations that receive funds from the EU, EEA and third countries and on the future functioning of non-governmental organisations, which include many LGBTI and women's rights organisations, which are crucial for the functioning and progress of society;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 57 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 a (new)
4a. Regrets that the developments in Hungary have led to a serious deterioration of the rule of law over the past few years, without which no rights can be guaranteed sufficiently in a non- discriminatory fashion regarding women and women of minorities such as Roma, migrants and LBT women;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 58 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 b (new)
4b. Is concerned about the hostile climate towards migrants and refugees in Hungary; condemns the hate speeches coming from state/government officials; calls on the Hungarian government to ensure human rights of migrants and refugees are reinforced;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 66 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 a (new)
5a. Recognises the efforts taken in the anti-human trafficking laws and encourages the government to continue and improve its data collection, improve the services for trafficking victims and to tackle the demand by criminalise buying services from victims of trafficking, including sexual services;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 73 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 6
6. Stresses the importance of the right of women to self-determination and, in this context, the importance of respecting their sexual and reproductive rights, including access to swift abortion care, by making sure that emergency contraception are easy accessible and the respect of patients' rights to a safe and non-violent birth;
2018/04/10
Committee: FEMM