equal treatment of women and men

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Definition

A state of no direct or indirect discrimination based on sex and gender, including less favourable treatment of women for reasons of pregnancy and maternity. 

See also: direct discrimination; indirect discrimination

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Source(s)

European Union (2014). EU Gender Equality Law: Update 2013. European Network of Legal Experts in the Field of Gender Equality.

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1113