The aim of the 1st meeting of the EU Gender Equality Index (EU GEI) Working Group is to

  • present the main findings of EIGE’s study on the development of the basic structure of the EU Gender Equality Index launched in 2010 and
  • to agree on the working plan on the development of a composite indicator on gender equality at the European Union level.

So far the dimensions that have been identified in the EU GEI are:

  • Equal economic independence
  • Equal pay for equal work and work of equal value
  • Equality in decision-making
  • Equal share of knowledge
  • Equal share of unpaid time