For the first time ever, EIGE’s Gender Equality Index shows signs of a worsening situation for women in many areas of work and home life. By addressing these rising inequalities today, we can build a stronger economy that benefits everyone, regardless of gender.
Women and girls who are victims of conflict-related sexual violence face obstacles in accessing specialised healthcare. When most of a country’s resources are mobilised towards the war effort, the issue...
Working women earn on average 13% less than men for doing the same job. Lower wages in turn lead to less social protection, fewer pension entitlements and other social benefits. And women continue to pay the price for this well into retirement, with pensions 37% lower than men’s.
In the socio-economic fallout of the pandemic among other ongoing crises and challenges, young women and men were hit the hardest. From rising unemployment rates – particularly among those with a migrant background – to persisting gender inequalities in the labour market and the unequal distribution of unpaid care – this policy brief provides actionable recommendations for policy-makers to engage and empower the youth on the road to rethinking, rebuilding and repowering Europe.
The European Union agencies active in the field of justice and home affairs issue a joint paper on their contribution to the EU’s solidarity with Ukraine. Since the start of the Russian military aggression against Ukraine, the EU Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) agencies (CEPOL, EIGE, EMCDDA, EUAA, eu-LISA, Eurojust, Europol, FRA and Frontex) have been supporting EU Member States and institutions in responding to the conflict and helping people affected and displaced by the war.
EIGE’s latest report on coercive control and psychological violence across the EU Member States proves high prevalence. However, increased criminalisation measures are starting to be put in place. More needs to be done.
This report developed by the research and statistics team of EIGE presents evidence on coercive control and psychological violence against women in EU Member States. The study analyses the causes and consequences of coercive control and psychological violence against women, assesses the criminalisation of psychological violence and coercive control in EU Member States and identifies and analyses promising practices and the main hurdles in preventing coercive control and psychological violence against women in EU Member States.