• 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...

  • Gender equality and climate change: the review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU

    On 21 June 2012 the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council of Ministers of the European Union (EPSCO) adopted conclusions on gender equality and climate change and took note on the first indicators prepared by the Danish Presidency on the basis of EIGE’s report. EPSCO conclusions highlight that more women are needed in climate change decision making to...

  • 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

  • Women must be involved in shaping the future and tackling the (climate) change

    Written by Shila Meyer-Behjat Many acknowledge the brunt women bear when it comes to the effects of global warming. However, less focus is still given to their capacity to be drivers of change in the fight against climate change. A new report by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) highlights just how little women have been involved: On average...

  • Gender equality and climate change - we need equal participation, nothing less

    Shila Meyer-Behjat and climate expert Annika Carlsson-Kanyama talk about the female face of climate change, why women drive smaller cars and the way to solve the climate crisis Ms Carlsson-Kanyama, can women solve the climate crisis? Oh, I would like to say yes, but I as a scientist I must say ‘I don’t know’ because this of course hasn’t been...

  • Climate needs more women in decision making!

    Research conducted by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) shows that more women are needed in climate change decision making to respond to climate change efficiently. EIGE’s report introduces the first EU indicators in the area of women and environment. On 21 June, the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) is expected to adopt conclusions on...

  • EIGE is launching the “Gender equality and climate change” report!

    On the World Environment Day EIGE launched the full version of the “ Review of the Implementation in the EU of area K of the Beijing Platform for Action: Women and the Environment. Gender Equality and Climate Change ” report. The report was developed in close cooperation with the Danish Government , the European Commission and the High Level Group...