equality dimension


The aspect of any issue which relates to equality, such as sex, gender, age, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. The integration and assessment of these dimensions is of particular importance in analysing and assessing policies, programmes and measures for achieving equality.

See also: gender dimension

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European Commission (1998). 100 Words for Equality: A Glossary of Terms on Equality between Women and Men.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1107