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ERG calls for traffic law to be updated ‘sooner rather than later’
The Equality Rights Group has called on Paul Balban, the Minister for Traffic, to undertake a ‘thorough review and update of the Traffic Act 2005 in order to reflect the, at times, serious liabilities which may accompany the use of bicycles throu
Posted on 13 August 2018
Pro-Choice Campaign says Government’s proposals are welcome
The Pro-Choice Campaign, headed jointly by Unite the Union and Equality Rights Group, has today welcomed the announcement by Government regarding its intentions to enter into formal consultations with a view to decriminalising the law on women’
Posted on 13 July 2018
Not your pregnancy – not your decision!
Opinion: Felix Alvarez Chair, Equality Rights Group Women’s health and safety matter. And leaving them to random chance through fear, shame, or criminal stigma or sanction will not do any more.
Posted on 25 June 2018
UNITE & ERG MEET GOVERNMENT ON PRO-CHOICE CAMPAIGN
The Pro-Choice Campaign, currently headed by Equality Rights Group and Unite the Union, today met with Government to discuss proposals for legislative change.
Posted on 22 June 2018
UK Labour Party backs ERG’s Pro-Choice Campaign
The UK Labour Party has agreed a statement supporting Equality Rights Group’s ‘Pro-Choice Campaign’, and which reads as follows: ‘We the undersigned fully support the Pro-Choice Campaign in Gibraltar and, in consultation with the Gibra
Posted on 18 June 2018
ERG launches Pro-Choice Campaign against ‘backroom negligence’
‘Equality Rights Group is not going to sit back and accept that Gibraltar should continue having one of the most negative laws in Europe on the issue of women’s reproductive rights.
Posted on 29 May 2018
Medicinal Marijuana must not be for private profit, Picardo retains ‘strawberry’ popularity, whilst Balban and Marlene feature in the unpopular lemons!
By now, you will all have seen some of the coverage in the Gibraltar press regarding the annual Independent Civil Society Awards event, which was held at the Garrison Library on 24th May 2018, and hosted jointly by ERG and Unite the Union.
Posted on 25 May 2018
Alvarez calls for ‘Civil Society challenge – with reconciliation’
Equality Rights Group Chair, Felix Alvarez, has called for ‘unison and reconciliation between all social and political actors in Gibraltar in order to face a future of unity before the many challenges ahead.
Posted on 24 May 2018
ERG welcomes full Civil Marriage ‘at last’
In a statement today, Equality Rights Group has welcomed notification that the Chief Minister has now signed the necessary documentation giving effect to provisions in section 40 of the Civil Marriage Amendment Act 2016.
Posted on 22 May 2018
ERG immediately welcomes new Well Person Clinic
Equality Rights Group has immediately welcomed the announcement by Minister Neil Costa for the establishment at last of a Well Person Clinic. ‘It has taken a good number of years, but we’ve finally got there,’ the Group added.
Posted on 16 May 2018
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