The Gender Equality Action Plan of the Finnish Government 2012-2015
Hallituksen tasa-arvo-ohjelma 2012-2015
The Action Plan for Gender Equality 2012-2015 of the Finnish government collates the most important measures by which the government promotes equality between women and men and combats gender-based discrimination. The Action Plan is an instrument to coordinate the government's gender equality policy, and it incorporates measures for all the government ministries. The Action Plan includes a special componet on gender mainstreaming, which applies to all the ministries. The ministries are required to continue mainstreaming of the gender perspective in legislative drafting, budget preparation and other activities with major implications for gender equality, continue the work of their respective working groups on gender equality and mainstream a gender perspective in at least one significant branch or project.