Activity of Ministère de l'égalité des chances Grand duché de Luxembourg
Aims and objectives
The ministry aims to achieve legal and actual equality between women and men at a national level. A National Action Plan for the Equality of women and men has therefore been produced, implementing gender mainstreaming and engaging all actors at an institutional level, social partner and NGOs. The ministry is working in different fields, such as: anti-violence initiatives (sexual and psychological harassment), equal pay, men and women's equality in municipalities, media campaigns against gender stereotypes.
Name: Ministère de l'égalité des chances Grand duché de Luxembourg
Area of intervention: Men and gender equality
Organisation Country: Luxembourg
Organisation Zip Code: 2921
Organisation Phone: 352 247-85814
Name: Isabelle Wickler
In its communication strategy, and especially the internet, the ministry is promoting men by providing information about the situation of men in different fields. Special campaigns are planned for International Men's Day, as also planned for International Women's Day. Studies in the field of violence have been started recently to discover men's specific needs for help and assistance in cases of violence (both as the victim and the perpetrator of violence).
- symbol campaign promoting rights and duties as being for both men and women:
- School meetings ("Mega on Tour")
Since 2010, the minister meets students to discuss gender issues - boys have been noted as being especially open-minded to these discussions: a report is produced of each meeting with photos of the event : http://www.echsimega.lu/MegaOnTour.27-2.html