The online discussion reports published below present the views expressed by participants of several online discussion held in September and October 2013 via the EuroGender online platform ( The reports were prepared in the framework of the ‘Animation online discussions within EuroGender’ EIGE/2012/OPER/23 service contract, delivered by Cultura Lavoro srl in partnership with the European Service Network (ESN).

The online discussions covered a broad range of topics related to gender equality:

  • Gender Equality Index,
  • Men and Gender Equality,
  • Female Genital Mutilation,
  • Benefits of Gender Equality,
  • Women and Political Decision-Making and
  • Institutional capacity and effective methods for gender equality.