#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of
the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

Simone Veil

France

A central figure of feminism in Europe

Simone Veil was a French politician and former health minister. She played a significant role in France for advancing women’s rights, especially by legalizing abortion. She was also the first woman to be elected as President of the European Parliament.

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