Avaliar o impacto de género nas iniciativas legislativas
Assess the gender impact in legislative initiatives
Aims and objectives
The Resolution of the Council of Ministers n° 82/2005 (article 22) declares that the projects to be sent to the Cabinet of the Secretary of State of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers should always contain a gender impact assessment every time a project has implications on gender equality (§ j).
Results and impact
No GIAs have been conducted so far.
Presidency of the Council of Ministers
In 2006, the Portuguese Government created "Simplex", a program to simplify administrative and legislative activities for citizens, enterprises and public central and local administration. According to an officer of the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality, when proposing a legal measure in this program, there is a question about GIA in which the following options are available: Yes - No - Not Applicable.