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Gender impact assessment of legal initiatives
Aims and objectives
To assess the gender impact of legislative initiatives in all ministries, as required in the Gender Equality Action Plans 2008-2011 and 2012-2015.
Results and impact
According to the final report of the Gender Equality Plan 2008-2011, less than 10% of legislative proposals include a gender impact assessment. According to recent monitoring data, in 2012 in 14% of legislative proposals discussed gender impacts.
A guide for gender impact assessment in the preparation of legislative initiatives and training for GIA was developed in 2007. Gender impact assessment was included in the common impact assessment guidelines and training of all ministries produced in 2007. Guidance is also included in a gender mainstreaming manual published in 2009 within the 'Gender Glasses' initative.