Denmark Methods and Tools
A variety of methods are being deployed. Some provisions are in place to encourage the take-up of gender mainstreaming, such as gender impact assessments of legislative proposals, mandatory sex-disaggregated statistics in selected areas, the submission of annual monitoring reports from each ministry to the Minister for Gender Equality. In addition, the central administration, regions and municipalities are obliged to submit gender-equality assessments reports every other year. There is a particularly strong focus on applying gender impact assessments to law proposals: along with a new strategy, a tools-based website was launched and a guidance note on how to carry out gender impact assessments in the public sector was published.