governmental gender equality body



Body within government whose purpose is to design, coordinate and implement government policies for gender equality, and which is normally located in the government hierarchy (i.e. in a ministry or in the Prime Minister’s Office). 

Propose an update


(1) European Institute for Gender Equality – EIGE (2014). Effectiveness of Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Gender Equality: Review of the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States. Available at:

(2) Independent expert.