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,
- Employment, Health
EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele gave these opening remarks the event on Covid-19 and its impact on gender equality organised by Luxembourg's Ministry for Equality Between Women and Men on 7 March 2022. She emphasised the need to put gender equality at the heart of economic recovery and outlined ways EIGE will support this. Transcript Good morning dear ministers, bonjour.
- Employment, Youth
EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this speech at a ministerial conference on the European Child Guarantee, organised by the French presidency of the EU 2022 on 4 March 2022.
- Employment, HealthAn ambitious future for Europe's women after COVID-19: mental load, gender equality in teleworking and unpaid care work after the pandemic
EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this speech at European Parliement's Inter-Parliamentary Committee Meeting on 3 March 2022. The topic of the meeting was "An ambitious future for Europe's women after COVID-19: mental load, gender equality in teleworking and unpaid care work after the pandemic". Good morning all,
EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this video speech at a promotional event for the publication Women and Men in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2021. The hybrid event was organised in Sarajevo on 15 February 2022 by UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with the Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Agency for Gender Equality of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Video message
- Digital agenda, Economic and financial affairs, Employment, Health
EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this speech at Ministers' Round Table on Equality forum, which was a part of the conference Women's economic empowerment: key to gender equality hosted by the French European Union Council Presidency on 31 January 2022. Good morning dear ministers and dear colleagues,
- Digital agenda, Economic and financial affairs, Employment, Health, Justice, Violence
EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this speech to the European Parliament FEMM committee on 25 January 2022.