Posted on 3. March 2017 in Our work, Campaigns

A landscape image with a black and white photo of four trans women sitting on a step enjoying themselves. On top of the image there are the words "International Women's Day - 10 facts on transgender rights and gender equality".

Transgender Europe’s Statement on International Women’s Rights Day 2017

Read the statement here:

TGEU stands with the feminist movement in calling for the securing and advancing of reproductive rights for all women and trans people.

TGEU calls upon policy makers, healthcare professionals and the media to strongly denounce any backlash or attacks on these rights.

European Coalition to end violence against women and girls statement


“A unique Coalition of more than 25 European-wide networks and NGOs dedicated to social justice and equality, the European Coalition to end violence against women and girls calls on the EU decision-makers to mark International Women’s Day with concrete actions.”

Read the statement here:

TGEU’s Factsheet

TGEU’s fact-sheet, “10 Facts on Transgender Rights & Gender Equality”, highlights 10 facts which show why the trans and women’s rights movement should work in mutual solidarity and support each other in the face of gender inequality.

Download here!


Online Campaign

Every day from the 3rd – 7th March 2017 we will be sharing facts on Transgender Rights & Gender Equality. The hashtag (#) used on social media for International Women’s Day is #IWD and #IWD2017.

Day 1: Human Rights are for Everyone



Day 2: Intersectionality

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Day 3: Bodily Integrity for women & trans people

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Day 4: Access to employment, and depathologisation

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Day 5: Political representation



Photos taken at the 6th European Transgender Council by Laura Bessega & Mina Tolu.