Gender equality and economic independence: part‑time work and self‑employment : review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States: main findings
This publication summarises the main findings of EIGE’s report ‘Gender equality and economic independence: part-time work and self-employment’. It assesses the opportunities and challenges involved in part-time work and self-employment and their potential effects on economic independence and gender equality. Furthermore, it provides a set of three new indicators and nine sub-indicators on full-time equivalent employment, parttime employment and self-employment. The analysis is based on quantitative data obtained from European Union (EU) sources and covers the period between 2008 and 2012.