• Gender in poverty and social inclusion

    Gender differences and inequalities between women and men are a major feature of social exclusion and poverty. When considering the specificities of poverty from a gender perspective, it is important to begin by disentangling the main elements of the phenomenon. Further information Poverty and social inclusion on EIGE's Gender Mainstreaming platform EIGE's Gender Mainstreaming platform

  • What is gender mainstreaming?

    Gender mainstreaming has been embraced internationally as a strategy towards realising gender equality. It involves the integration of a gender perspective into the preparation, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, regulatory measures and spending programmes, with a view to promoting equality between women and men, and combating discrimination. Further information EIGE's Gender Mainstreaming Platform EIGE's Gender Mainstreaming Tools and...

  • EIGE’s methods and tools

    Gender mainstreaming methods and tools can be of vital assistance as they offer clear guidance on how to implement gender mainstreaming in practical terms. They support a systematic implementation of gender mainstreaming in a particular field of activity or sector. The aim of using gender mainstreaming methods and tools is to shape an organisation’s processes and operational workflows in such...

  • Almost 23 million children in the EU are poor: For every additional child, a woman’s risk of falling into poverty increases

    More women and men are living on the edge of poverty and social exclusion today compared to 2010, according to a new study by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). Young people, lone parents, migrants, people with disabilities and families with three or more children are most at risk of poverty. Today, almost 23 million children in the EU...

    Poverty and gender in the EU
  • Poverty, gender and intersecting inequalities in the EU: Report

    Review of the implementation of Area A: Women and Poverty of the Beijing Platform for Action Poverty in Europe today is more than just a lack of resources for survival. It also involves a loss of opportunities for meaningful participation in all areas of life, which can cause detachment and exclusion of such people from society. Due to existing gender...

  • Towards a gender equal organisation: EIGE’s toolkits help get you started

    What does it mean to mainstream gender in a public institution or an organisation? With all the aspects to consider, where is the place to start? EIGE’s new online tools will help with practical and detailed information in three areas: gender impact assessment, institutional transformation and gender equality training. These tools are part of EIGE’s Gender Mainstreaming Platform, an online...

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  • 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...

  • Collection of Good Practices on Non-Monetary Measures in the Area of Women and Poverty: Good Practices

    This factsheet is part of the study “Collection of good practices of non-monetary measures in the area of Women and Poverty” (EIGE/2015/OPER/18). This study was commissioned by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and implemented by the Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini (FGB). EIGE provides high quality research to support better informed policy-making at EU and Member State levels, in the...

  • Collection of Good Practices on Non-Monetary Measures in the Area of Women and Poverty: Data and Policy Systems

    This factsheet is part of the study “Collection of good practices of non-monetary measures in the area of Women and Poverty” (EIGE/2015/OPER/18). This study was commissioned by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and implemented by the Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini (FGB). EIGE provides high quality research to support better informed policy-making at EU and Member State levels, in the...

  • Roma Women Talk

    Discovery of Everyday Lives of Roma Women - My Way towards Roma Women Facing Poverty (Slovakia)