Vote No to Lisbon Treaty

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Treaty ‘will speed up’ health privatisation

Women Say NO to the Lisbon Treaty

The Lisbon Treaty would accelerate the privatisation of health and social services, making access to these more difficult for women and children, a press conference heard.

The treaty would lead to a Europe that sees women as economic producers first and foremost, said Ailbhe Smith, academic and member of the People Before Profit organisation.

One of 10 women who spoke at a press conference of women against the treaty, she said the “much vaunted” Charter of Fundamental Rights failed to give new protections to women “and nowhere is the key issue of childcare addressed”.

Watch RTE NEWS REPORT here, press conference at end of report on Lisbon Treaty.

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June 6, 2008 Posted by | Press Conference | , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment