Activity of Tasa-arvoasiain neuvottelukunta, TANE [Council for Gender Equality]
Aims and objectives
TANE is a permanent parliamentary council with an advisory function to the state administration. Its objective is to promote gender equality in Finnish society. Founded in 1972 by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health as an advisory body on gender equality matters. It is composed of twelve members of major political parties plus two experts from women's pro-equality organisations.
Name: Tasa-arvoasiain neuvottelukunta, TANE [Council for Gender Equality]
Area of intervention: Men and gender equality
Organisation Country: Finland
Organisation Zip Code: 00023
Organisation Phone: +358 9 16073699
Name: Heidi Hautala
Name: Arto Seppälä
- Organisation of a planning seminar on parental leave legislation (2010)
- Nomination of the winner of the annual Miehen työ [~ Manly Achievement] award (2009, 2010)
- Organisation of a discussion 'Naiset ja miehet samoilla ehdoilla?' [Men & Women on the Same Terms?] (2007)
- Nomination of the 8th Men's Section (2007)
Organisation of a seminar 'Miehet ja tasa-arvopolitiikka' [Men and Gender Equality Policy] on men and gender equality policy (2010), with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and various men's organisations.
- TANEn miestyön historia 1988-2006 [History of TANE's Men Related Work 1988-2006] (2007) TANE-monisteita 7/06, Helsinki, http://www.tane.fi/fi/julkaisut/verkkojulkaisut - available also in English;
- Tasa-arvo-lehti [Gender Equality Journal], a quarterly periodical on gender equality, http://www.tasa-arvo.fi/tasa-arvo_lehti ; publication was terminated in late 2010.