Gender Equality Index for the European Union

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1172

Definition

A unique measurement tool that synthesises the complexity of gender equality as a multidimensional concept into a user-friendly and easily interpretable measure. It is formed by combining gender indicators into a single summary measure using a conceptual framework. It is the only index that gives a comprehensive map of gender gaps in the EU and across Member States, based on the EU policy framework. It was developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE).

Source(s)

European Institute for Gender Equality – EIGE. Gender Equality Index for the European Union. Available here: http://eige.europa.eu/gender-statistics/gender-equality-index

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