gender issue(s)

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1184

Definition

The term ‘gender issue’ refers to any issue or concern determined by gender-based and/or sex-based differences between women and men. Gender issues include all aspects and concerns related to women’s and men’s lives and situation in society, to the way they interrelate, their differences in access to and use of resources, their activities, and how they react to changes, interventions and policies.

Source(s)

European Institute for Gender Equality – EIGE (2014). Effectiveness of Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Gender Equality: Review of the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States. Available at: http://eige.europa.eu/content/document/effectiveness-of-institutional-me...

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