• Institutional Transformation: Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit

    Equality is one of the core values upon which the European Union is founded, and equality between women and men is one of the Union’s essential aims. To achieve gender equality, the European Union has adopted an approach of mainstreaming this topic in all policies. In spite of a clear commitment to gender equality as a common goal, as well...

  • Gender Equality Training: Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit

    The ultimate goal of gender mainstreaming is advancing gender equality. Integrating gender concerns in policy decisions and their practical implementation is the responsibility of public authorities and institutions. Gender training makes a difference. If implemented systematically it facilitates more efficient actions towards gender equality and a positive change in the attitudes of policymakers. This gender equality training tool is designed...

  • Gender Impact Assessment: Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit

    The principle of gender mainstreaming consists of taking systematic account of the differences between the conditions, situations and needs of women and men in all Community policies and actions. The gender impact assessment is one of the methods for gender mainstreaming. It should be used in the very early stage of any policymaking, i.e. when designing it. The aim is...

  • Effective gender equality training: analysing the preconditions and success factors - Synthesis report

    This publication presents the final report of the in‑depth study conducted in the second year of the European Institute for Gender Equality’s project on gender equality training. It examines the issue of the effectiveness of gender equality training in supporting the implementation of gender mainstreaming. Interactive gender equality training tool Database of resources on gender equality training

  • No more excuses to ignore gender concerns – use our guide!

    Does gender equality feature in your work? Whether you work in fisheries, transport or any other area of the society, it should always be there! With EIGE’s new platform, there are no more excuses to ignore gender concerns. We show you how to mainstream gender, tailor-made for your field. “EIGE’s Gender Mainstreaming Platform presents the different challenges for gender equality...

  • Gender mainstreaming platform – leaflet

    What does gender mainstreaming have to do with…Sport? Agriculture? Energy? Transport? Gender gaps and inequalities between women and men exist across all areas of society and impact on our daily lives – in classrooms, on the sports field and on public transport. This leaflet provides a basic introduction to what gender mainstreaming is and how it works. It also contains...

  • Effective gender equality training: analysing the preconditions and success factors - Main findings

    This publication summarises the findings of the in-depth study of gender-equality training performed in the framework of EIGE’s 2-year project, Gender Training in the European Union: Mapping, Research and Stakeholders’ Engagement. The in-depth study looks at the preconditions and factors contributing to effective training delivery. Effective gender equality training: Synthesis report Database of resources on gender equality training

  • Fact sheet: Gender equality and Institutional Mechanisms

    EU Indicators for the Beijing Platform for Action area H. Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Women

  • Institutional capacity and effective methods for gender equality: Online discussion report

    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...

  • Benefits of gender equality - Online discussion report

    The online discussion reports published below present the views expressed by participants of several online discussion held in September and October 2013 via our 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...

  • Effectiveness of Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Gender Equality: Main findings

    Review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States This publication compares and presents the progress of Member States in the area of institutional mechanisms and gender mainstreaming since 2006, when the first report on institutional mechanisms was developed by the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU. The main findings show that...