About: Linda McAvan

Development Policy 17-05-2016

What would ‘Brexit’ mean for Development?

On June 23rd Britain will go to the polls to make a momentous decision: whether to remain in or leave the EU, writes Linda McAvan MEP.
Development Policy 10-07-2015

The EU can help protect women’s rights

The world still has such a long way to go to meet women’s needs, MEPs Linda Mc Avan, Heidi Hautala and Sophie in 't Veld write, as this year’s World Population Day focuses on vulnerable communities.
Development Policy 13-05-2015

Why women and girls must be at the heart of the EU development agenda

A lasting solution to extreme poverty must begin with gender equality, writes Linda McAvan.

A rights-based approach to health is fundamental to the post-2015 framework

We must commit to strengthening health systems, as well as maintaining efforts towards eradicating communicable diseases, writes Linda McAvan.

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