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EU cardiovascular health strategy and gender equality
2022/11/29
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Amendments (21)

Amendment 9 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Recital A a (new)
A a. whereas women of all ages who are income recipients are more easily recognised as individuals by society and are no longer represented by their spouses, partners or families in all their diversity;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 14 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Recital A b (new)
A b. whereas women's leadership is central to the successful promotion of a circular economy;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 17 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Recital A c (new)
A c. Whereas the clothing sector employs in total over 1.1million workers across the EU in 130 000 companies out of which 99% are SMEs; whereas women represent 52% of the workforce in the textile sector, 79% in the clothing sector, and 58% in the leather and footwear sectors;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 23 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Recital B
B. whereas the textile industry is one of the most polluting industries2 ; whereas Europeans consume on average 26 kg of textiles per person per year - a significant share of these coming from third countries; whereas women and girls are frequently exposed to additional gender- specific factors and barriers that consistently render them more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and disasters; _________________ 2 https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/he adlines/society/20201208STO93327/the- impact-of-textile-production-and-waste-on- the-environment-infographic
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 51 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 1 c (new)
1 c. Welcomes the fact that the market of women’s vintage garments has been reinvigorated in recent years;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 74 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4
4. Welcomes the proposal for an ecodesign regulation covering textiles, the review of the Textile Labelling Regulation3 and the potential introduction of a mandatory disclosure of information; underlines that any potential introduction should commence with the largest companies within the Union; calls for thea phased inclusion of social and labour standards in both the proposed ecodesign regulation and under labelling requirements; _________________ 3 Regulation (EU) No 1007/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 September 2011 on textile fibre names and related labelling and marking of the fibre composition of textile products and repealing Council Directive 73/44/EEC and Directives 96/73/EC and 2008/121/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council. OJ L 272, 18.10.2011, p. 1.
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 86 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 – subparagraph 1 (new)
Calls on the Commission and the Member States to develop programmes to promote women entrepreneurship in the textile and garment industries, focusing on all aspects related to such industries, including the training, reskilling and upskilling of women of all ages involved;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 89 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 a (new)
5 a. Calls on the Commission and the Member States to protect and promote traditional expertise in the textile and garment sector, of which women are often custodians;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 91 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 c (new)
5 c. Calls on the Commission and the Member States to ensure that EU and national policies and initiatives are backed by sufficient funding and to ensure reasonably easy access to credit for women; calls additionally on the Commission and the Member States to foster a hospitable environment for the creation, promotion and development of women-driven artisanal activities;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 92 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 d (new)
5 d. Urges the Member States to employ existing funds to ensure financial instruments, skills and performance output through education, training and advisory services, as well as increased participation in local action groups to better guarantee the participation of women in entrepreneurship in the textiles and garment industry;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 93 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 e (new)
5 e. Calls on the Commission and Member states to promote and encourage the exchange of knowledge and best practices between women entrepreneurs regarding the circularity and sustainability in the textile sector;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 94 #

2022/2171(INI)

5 f. Notes that sustainability and circularity should have a transversal character and should be mainstreamed into the various sectors of the industry; stresses that sustainability and circularity in the textile industry should imply capacity to make use of by-products coming from different sectors and industries that will be beneficial to women and girls;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 95 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 g (new)
5 g. Regrets that textile contact dermatitis is more common in women than in men, as the fashion created for women is notably tighter fitting and more colourful; reiterates that the risk of developing textile contact dermatitis is exacerbated by poor working conditions such as hot and humid enclosed spaces and represents a significant problem for workers within the industry; notes that the development of sustainable and circular products should take into account risks related to the health of those involved both in the production and the wearing of the final products;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 97 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 i (new)
5 i. Urges the Commission and Member states to develop strategies to ensure the commercial viability of eco- friendly products for women and girls; highlights the need for an overarching objective to reduce the cost of high- quality, durable and sustainable clothing and footwear so as to no longer be in a situation where bad quality and polluting clothing from third countries is the most viable, affordable option for women from disadvantaged economic backgrounds;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 98 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 j (new)
5 j. Recalls that in the textile industry nearly 75% of women are medium to highly educated; to that end, regrets that only 38% of women hold senior officials and managers positions within the textile industry;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 99 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 k (new)
5 k. Calls for comprehensive gender disaggregated data to ascertain the involvement of women in the textile industries and any potential variations or discrepancies between Member States;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 100 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 l (new)
5 l. Notes that women of all ages often have a central role in organising, funding, running and promoting initiatives and charity organisations centred on the manufacturing and sale of textile products; underlines that such organisations have historically been of great social significance both by creating employment opportunities for women and providing aid, support and charitable assistance for women in need;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 101 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 m (new)
5 m. Calls on the Commission to effectively communicate and promote through online platforms the significance of small, sustainable female-run textile- SMEs across the EU, giving them greater visibility and encouraging greater awareness of women’s eco-friendly entrepreneurship;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 102 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 n (new)
5 n. recalls that one of the aims of the ‘EU strategy for textiles initiative’ is to set in place a comprehensive framework to create conditions and incentives to boost the competitiveness, sustainability and resilience of the EU textile sector; urges the Commission to ensure that this aim takes into consideration the pivotal role of women within the industry;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 103 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 o (new)
5 o. Calls on Member States to promote STEAM learning to better ensure that women play a key role in all aspects of the textile industry, including the use of high- tech machinery often required during various manufacturing procedures and thereby serving to underline the link between women, technology and textiles;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 104 #

2022/2171(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 p (new)
5 p. Calls on Member States to promote the economic independence of women seniors and recognise this as being another pivotal challenge for the coming years;
2022/12/14
Committee: FEMM