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 (http://eurogender.eige.europa.eu/). 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 a broad range of topics related to gender equality:
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 by 2012, all Member States had established governmental bodies for gender equality and bodies for the promotion of equal treatment on various grounds.
Reflections from the online discussionThis document reflects the process and the views expressed by a wide range of participants in an online discussion on quality assurance mechanisms for gender training in the European Union, held on 18 and 19 September 2013.Read more:Gender training
Discussion paperInternational agreements have underpinned a focus on gender stereotyping as a policy priority for over thirty years. A policy focus on gender stereotypes on the European level can be observed in the work of a number of EU institutions, including the European Commission, European Parliament and the European Council. Lately though, the policy focus on gender stereotypes has not been that explicit.This Discussion paper seeks to bring back to the attention of the policy makers across the European Union the importance of gender stereotypes as a policy issue.
This report was prepared for theEIGE by ICF GHK as part of the contract ‘Gender Training in the European Union: Mapping, Research and Stakeholders’ Engagement’. It maps the policies and practices of gender training in the European Union. The work on this publication was coordinated by EIGE’s Gender Mainstreaming Team.Related publication:Mapping of gender training policies and practices in the European Union:
This publication summarises the interim findings of the two-year study on ‘Gender training in the European Union: Mapping, research and stakeholders’ engagement (2012-2013)‘. It maps the policies and practices of gender training in the European Union. Country fact sheets Belgium Greece Lithuania Portugal Bulgaria Spain Luxembourg Romania Czech Republic France Hungary Slovenia Denmark Croatia Malta Slovakia Germany Italy Netherlands Finland Estonia Cyprus Austria Sweden Ireland Latvia Poland United Kingdom
Mainstreaming Gender into the Policies and the Programmes of the Institutions of European Union and EU Member StatesThis publication intends to present the EIGE’s approach to collecting, processing and disseminating good practices in gender mainstreaming.This publication is the result of contributions made by the EIGE’s Thematic Network on Gender Mainstreaming, Expert’s Forum members, EIGE staff and the findings of the EIGE’s second ex ante evaluation and the ‘Study on the use of “good practice” as a tool for mainstreaming gender into the policies and programmes of the institutions of the European Union and EU Member States’, commissioned to Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini (FGB).The EIGE’s work on collection and dissemination of good practices aims to strengthen the implementation of gender-mainstreaming strategies that support gender-equality policies and increase awareness about the potential of past experiences at reducing gender inequality.Neither the EIGE nor any person acting on its behalf may be held responsible for the use of the information contained in this publication.Work for this publication was coordinated by Barbara Limanowska, Senior Gender Mainstreaming Expert, with the contribution of the EIGE’s team: