Today is International Women’s Day. An occasion to celebrate the wins for gender equality so far. To reflect on the struggles. And a day to look ahead, take a glance at the future and imagine what could be.
Stakeholders recognise EIGE’s unique expertise and data on gender equality. They value EIGE’s contribution to the development of gender-sensitive policies and EIGE’s Gender Equality Index continues to be the main reference for gender equality in the EU.
Today the Chair of the Gender Equality Forum 2022 , Carlien Scheele, presents her Chair Statement. This document paves a path towards EIGE’s and the wider gender equality community's future challenges, from how crisis and gender-based violence meet, to the twin challenges of the green and digital transition and the ongoing need for desegregated data addressing intersecting inequalities.
For the first time ever, EIGE’s Gender Equality Index shows signs of a worsening situation for women in many areas of work and home life. By addressing these rising inequalities today, we can build a stronger economy that benefits everyone, regardless of gender.
The European Institute for Gender Equality has released a new report ‘Combating cyber violence against women and girls’ which underlines the urgent need to develop and adopt harmonised and mutually exclusive definitions of cyber violence against women and girls and its forms.
The Forum’s programme was rich with various sessions covering topics ranging from the importance of data and research in policy making to the intersection of crisis and gender-based violence to gender-responsive public procurement and the invaluable voices of the youth.
EIGE’s first-ever Gender Equality Forum came to a close on 25 th October. EIGE launched its Gender Equality Index 2022 and many inspiring sessions and workshops were organised at the Forum. Gender equality advocates, EU and national policy makers, experts and many others shared their expertise and exchanged views on the most pressing issues affecting progress in gender equality. Many...
“You can’t really know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been,” said poet Maya Angelou. EIGE today launches its paper on the evolution of the EU’s policy and legal approaches to gender equality. It provides context to help make future policies work.