• Beyond the Beijing Declaration: Assessment and main challenges

    EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this speech at a press seminar organised by the European Parliament on 4 March 2020.

  • Artificial intelligence, platform work and gender equality

    The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and platform work is rapidly changing the world of work. These two phenomena have the potential to create new opportunities for gender equality, but at the same time can reinforce gender stereotypes, sexism and discrimination in the labour market. This policy brief is based on the report ‘ Artificial intelligence, platform work and...

  • Cyber violence against women

    The increasing reach of the internet, use of social media platforms and rapid spread of mobile information has made cyber violence against women a growing global problem. However, there is...

  • Gender Equality Index 2020: Can we wait 60 more years?

    With a score of 67.9 out of 100, the EU is at least 60 years away from reaching complete gender equality, if we continue at the current pace. The latest Gender Equality Index from the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) shows that the EU is improving by just half a point each year.

    EIGE Gender Equality Index 2020
  • Gender Equality Index 2020: work in a digital world

    It is time to start the countdown for the Gender Equality Index 2020. Has the EU gone forward or backward when it comes to gender equality? Which country will win the award for the most improved? Find out on 29 October when EIGE gives its annual update on the state of gender equality in the EU. This year, the Gender...

    EIGE's Gender Equality Index 2020
  • Grey literature on the digital agenda

    The digital revolution has brought both opportunities and challenges. The European Union’s digital agenda strategy aims to ensure that digital technologies are used to stimulate Europe’s economy and benefit citizens and businesses. However, there are several gender gaps in the digital field. Fewer women than men have access to the internet and women are also less likely to participate in...