Affirming Gender Mainstreaming at a National Level
Insaħħu l-Integrazzjoni tal-Prinċipju ta' l-Ugwaljanza bejn is-Sessi f-Livell Nazzjonali
Aims and objectives
An EU funded project (ESF 48) with an aim of affirming the concept of gender mainstreaming at a national level in all level in all spheres of activity.
Results and impact
Stakeholders were empowered and given resources to update policies and practices to meet the obligations of current EU and Maltese commitments towards the implementation of gender mainstreaming, through training and awareness raising.
National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE)
A gender equality information pack containing cartoon drawings was produced and published specifically for directors, policy makers and human resource managers and distributed among all business organisations in Malta. Information consisted of what is gender equality,what
is gender mainstreaming, why should an employer introduce gender mainstreaming, gender
mainstreaming practice and where one can obtain assistance and information. Another leaflet containing cartoon drawings was produced and distributed to all households in Malta in order to sensitise the general public about the subject matter and empower them to be more vigilant against direct and indirect discrimination. Information consisted of what is gender
equality, what is gender mainstreaming, fair treatment in employment, discriminatory advertising, work of equal value, sexual harassment, advice and assistance, remedies and information related to the industrial tribunal.