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Sophie in ’t Veld

Sophie in ’t Veld (Netherlands, 1963) has been a Dutch member of the European Parliament for the social liberal Democrats 66 party as part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 2004. She served on the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and was a member of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality. She founded and currently chairs the European Parliament Platform for Secularism in Politics. She is also Chair of the European Parliament Working Group on Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Development since 2009 and Vice-President of the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBT Rights.