What changes have occured in Europe from the point of view of men/women equality in 2014? Pascale Joannin looks into women's presence in the European Parliament, national governments (regression in three Member States) and parliaments, as well as in businesses. It is in the economic sector that progress has been the most significant. What are the politicians doing? As Women's Day on 8th March draws closer Europe must go even further if it wants to retain its lead.