EIGE Director Carlien Scheele participated virtually in the EU Japan Gender Equality Thematic Workshop as a keynote speaker, weighing in on the state of play of Gender Equality and women’s empowerment across Europe: progress, barriers and ways forward on 9th November.
- The proposed EU-wide rules to combat violence against women and domestic violence is a critical step forward
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the proposed EU directive on combatting violence against women and domestic violence? EIGE Director Carlien Scheele provided food for thought at the Renew Europe conference during Gender Equality Week at European Parliament in Brussels. Good afternoon honourable members and dear participants. It is my pleasure to be here with you today.
In a meeting with AFCO during Gender Equality Week at European Parliament in Brussels on 26 October 2022, Director Carlien Scheele addressed how changes to the EU Treaties can help achieve more gender equality in the EU. Dear Chair, Members of the Parliament, colleagues,
- The Gender Equality Index 2022 reveals slow progress. How can we turn threats into opportunities right now?
As part of EIGE’s ongoing support to the FEMM Committee, Director Carlien Scheele presented the 2022 results from the Gender Equality Index during Gender Equality Week at European Parliament in Brussels on 25 October 2022. Good afternoon honourable members and colleagues,
In the Chair of the Forum’s opening statement, EIGE Director Carlien Scheele galvanised participants from all walks of life into a solution-focused Gender Equality Forum in Brussels and online ...Now that is the kind of spirit to get us in the right mood on a Monday morning! Many thanks to the talented dancers for that wonderful performance.
In the Chair of the Forum’s closing statement, EIGE Director Carlien Scheele addressed the all-important priority to look through the eyes of others to find new ways to develop powerful policies for a gender-equal Europe. In just two days we’ve had dozens of inspiring discussions and met hundreds of amazing people united by a shared ambition for true gender equality.
The youth were the hardest hit by the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic, according to EIGE’s research. EIGE Director Carlien Scheele addressed how the generation of tomorrow can be better equipped for the future at the Europe of Tomorrow conference in Prague on 3 October 2022… Good morning.
- Employment, Health
Lack of adequate childcare, structural barriers, and societal ideas about what women’s work should look like contributed to pushing 7.7 million women out of the workforce across the EU. And this was even before the pandemic hit.
Equality bodies enhance protection against discrimination and promote equality across Europe, but what role do equality bodies play in strengthening gender equality?
- Economic and financial affairs, Employment, Health
Although we have made progress, inequality remains widespread. And it comes at a price. Director Carlien Scheele identified the high price we face if we do not achieve gender equality by presenting EIGE’s research on how we can overcome these remaining challenges at ETUI-ETUC’s conference: “A Blueprint for Equality”, held in Brussels on 24 June 2022.
- Digital agenda, Employment
Does Artificial Intelligence help or hinder the fight for gender equality? EIGE’s Director Carlien Scheele delved deeper into this digital dilemma and presented EIGE’s latest research on AI during a webinar held by the S&D Working Group on Artificial Intelligence and Gender Equality on 30 March 2022. Good Afternoon Artificial Intelligence has permeated almost all aspect of our lives.
- Economic and financial affairs, Employment, Health, Violence
EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this speech at an event on gender equality and the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic hosted by the General Secretariat of the Council on 8 March 2022. Good afternoon everybody,