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National Action Plan for Equal Treatment for 2013-2016

Krajowy Program Działań na rzecz Rownego Traktowania 2013 - 2016

National Action Plan for Equal Treatment for 2013-2016 was adopted in December 2013 by government. The Act obliges the Plenipotentiary to design the National Action Plan for Equal Treatment – a strategic document specifying the objectives and priorities of the Government’s equal treatment activities, in particular as regards: raising social awareness of equal treatment, including of the causes and effects of violating the principle of equal treatment; preventing violations of the principle of equal treatment; cooperating with social partners, non-governmental organisations and other entities in the field of equal treatment.

Results and impact

The National Action Plan for Equal Treatment for 2013-2016 undergoes annual evaluation. All institutions involved in its implementation are responsible to report on the fulfillment of the assigned actions and tasks within the timetable adopted in the programme. Each report must be presented to and adopted by the Council of Ministers before 31st of march each year. The reports are made available to the public: http://rownetraktowanie.gov.pl/raporty-z-realizacji-krajowego-programu-d...

 

Creator/owner/responsible institution

Office of the Government Plenipotentiary for Equal Treatment

Contents/activities/services

The National Action Plan for Equal Treatment for the years of 2013-2016 anticipates activities in all areas including but not limited to the further general implementation of antidiscrimination policies, increasing activation of women, elderly and persons with disabilities in the labor market, combating gender based violence as well as insuring equal treatment in education, healthcare system and access to goods and services. It is composed of goals and priorities (actions) regarding equal treatment in all spheres of social life, indicating  measures for counteracting discrimination based on sex, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, belief, disability, age and sexual orientation.