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Edite Estrela is a S&D MEP for Portugal who serves on the European Parliament’s Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee (FEMM) as well as on the Committee on the Environment, Public Health, and Food Safety (ENVI). She is very involved in the theme of encouraging improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and focuses much of her work on reducing health inequalities in the Union. As a Chair of the European Parliament Interest Group on Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMDs), she has also worked to promote Active and Healthy Ageing by supporting continuous awareness-raising in society and shaping the European Parliament input for future legislation on RMDs.