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25 and 26 November EIGE makes a difference in combating gender-based violence.
Together with 200 experts EIGE gathers around this topic in Vienna.
In most everyday realities gender matters. Despite the changing realities gender stereotypes remain deeply ingrained, still very vivid and consistent.
Based on EIGE’s report, the Council has adopted conclusions on ‘Advancing Women’s Roles as Decision-Makers in the Media’ and took note of the first indicators for monitoring the area of Women and the Media of the Beijing Platform for Action within the EU Member States.
The Council calls for increasing the number of women in decision-making in the media industry.
EIGE's new report Advancing gender equality in decision-making in media organisations gives the first comparable EU-wide data on women in decision-making in media sector!
Check out how media organisations in your country are doing!
The first Gender Equality Index reveals that the EU reached only half way towards a gender-equal society, with an average EU score of 54 (where 1 stands for no gender equality and 100 for full gender equality). If there are no urgent and effective measures introduced, how long will it take the EU to achieve a gender-equal society? Read more
EIGE is meeting leading gender equality experts, policy-makers and statisticians from all EU Member States, to present the conceptual framework and preliminary results of the Gender Equality Index and discuss its benefits and possible use.
It is the first report to deliver a full set of comparable and reliable data on support services for women victims of violence in the EU 27 and Croatia.
The Main Findings will be also available in German, French and Greek soon! Read the main findings.
What is the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) and what areas it addresses? What is the role of the EU areas have the EU Presidencies selected?
Why EIGE is working on the BPfA and what we have achieved so far? Where to find more information?
Find the answers on our FAQ page.
Read about EIGE's work on the area of Beijing Platform for Action
Read about EIGE's work towards constructing a Gender Equality Index
Read about EIGE's work on Gender Mainstreaming methods and tools and good practices
Read about EIGE's work on Gender-based violence
Read about EIGE's work on the involvement of men in gender equality
Read about EIGE's work on gender training