• 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...

  • Poverty, gender and lone parents in the EU

    Review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action Almost one in four people in the EU lives at risk of poverty or social exclusion. Lone parents are especially vulnerable compared to the general EU population. Almost half (48%) of lone mothers and a third (32%) of lone fathers are at risk of poverty or social exclusion. Women in...

  • 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 Index: measuring progress in the EU since 2005

    This publication summarises the main results of the Gender Equality Index 2015 for the European Union (EU) and its Member States. It presents scores for 2005, 2010 and 2012, allowing for an assessment of the progress made in the pursuit of gender equality in the EU over time. Access the Gender Equality Index interactive comparison module

  • Gender Equality Index 2015: Measuring gender equality in the European Union 2005–2012 - Main findings

    This publication summarises the main results of the Gender Equality Index 2015, which provides scores for 2005, 2010 and 2012, for the first time allowing for an assessment of the progress made in the pursuit of gender equality in the EU and individual Member States over time. Access the Gender Equality Index

  • EIGE’s new study focuses on poverty in Europe

    122 million people live at risk of poverty and social exclusion in Europe. That’s almost one in four citizens. Over half of them are women. The Europe 2020 Strategy sets the target of lifting at least 20 million people out of poverty by 2020 but reaching the goal will be a challenge. The number of people living in poverty has...

  • 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

  • EIGE launches Gender Equality Index 2015: Marginal improvements in gender equality

    Since 2005 the EU is still only half way towards gender equality, as shown by the Gender Equality Index 2015 of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). Two years on from the launch in 2013, EIGE has built a time series of the Index covering 2005, 2010 and 2012. The total score of the Index for the EU rose...

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