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Human rights belong to everyone, regardless of nationality, residence, gender, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sexual orientation, language, or any other criteria.
Even now, in the 21st century, there are still inequalities between women and men, particularly on the job market. In the EU, women earn on average 17% less than men during their lifetimes.
EU law gives all Europeans certain consumer rights. To make sure your rights are properly respected, you need to know what they are.
Throughout 2013, the EU will be organising a wave of events to raise citizens' awareness of their rights – especially when moving to another EU country. So what's it all about?