1 edition of Gender equality in the European Union found in the catalog.
Gender equality in the European Union
by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Bernan Associates [distributor] in Luxembourg, Lanham, Md
Written in English
|Statement||European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs, Unit D.5.|
|Series||Employment & social affairs|
|Contributions||European Commission. Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs. Unit D.5.|
|LC Classifications||HD6060.5.E85 G46 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||53 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||53|
|LC Control Number||00431245|
Gender inequality at work persists across Europe, despite the long standing attention paid and efforts made to tackle it. This Eurofound report presents a closer look at women’s and men’s working conditions, using data from Eurofound’s European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) and complementing previous Eurofound research on, among other things, working time. Although gender equality in politics represents an obstacle to be overcome worldwide, the European Union (EU) has been in the vanguard of gender equality policies since At that time, the EU member states signed the Treaty of Rome, which included the principle of equal pay for equal work, regardless of sex.
Publisher Synopsis 'A scholarly and accessible book which uses new theoretical approaches and archival material to explain the uneven and complex trajectory of the European Union's gender equality policy. It provides a useful and detailed case study of EU governance as well as food for thought for gender activists and analysts.'. This report provides a general overview of the ways in which EU gender equality law has been implemented in the domestic laws of the 28 Member States of the European Union, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway (the EEA countries) and four candidate countries (the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey). The analysis is based on the country .
Since the ’s, interest in the European Union (EU) gender equality policies has increased among feminist scholars and activists. In this context, studies focusing on equal pay for work of equal value, equal treatment in education, and access to employment, among others have been undertaken and different dimensions of the EU gender equality policies have been a subject of much debate.5/5(1). The European Union and Gender Equality. Equality between women and men is one of the European Union’s founding values. It goes back to when the principle of equal pay for work of equal value became part of the Treaty of the past few decades, the EU has notably worked for.
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This gem of a book offers historical depth and detail, gleaned from extensive archival and other primary sources, and combines empirical thoroughness with sophisticated theoretical by: One of the solutions proposed by the European Union to remedy the effects of the economic crisis is to increase female labour participation.
This book explores the policy changes in four new member states that may reduce the gender employment gap and. Written by international scholars, the book provides excellent and well-narrated examples of good practices in efforts to achieve gender equality, as well as insightful illustrations of the constraints, difficulties, and problems that can arise in such processes.
Although initially limited, gender equality was part of the original framework of the European Union, an organization often more open than national governments to feminist demands, as this volume illustrates with case studies from eastern and western Europe. Gender Equality Strategy The EU Gender Equality Strategy delivers on the von der Leyen Commission’s commitment to achieving a Union of Equality.
The Strategy presents policy objectives and actions to make significant progress by towards a gender-equal Europe. The gender pay gap in the EU, how the EU fights pay discrimination, actions for improving pay equality.
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the European Union () states that equality between men and women must be ensured in all areas, including employment, work and pay (Article 23) and reaffirms the ban on discrimination on a wide number of grounds, including sex (Article 21). The Treaty of the European Union () commits Member States to non-dis.
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Although initially limited, gender equality was part of the original framework of the European Union, an organization often more open than national governments to feminist demands, as this volume illustrates with case studies from eastern and western Europe.
This thoroughly researched, well-documented book presents a theoretically guided empirical analysis of developing and implementing gender equality policies in the European Union (EU). In spite of a wealth of research, many questions have long remained unanswered and these are addressed here.
The progress achieved to guarantee gender equality has moved forward positively over the last few years in the European Union. And so, Europe is the continent that provides the best living conditions for women. But this demands subtle interpretation, because it is sometimes difficult for women to see what Europe does for them.
Gender and the European Union. Johanna Kantola. Palgrave Macmillan. pages. Find this book: In Gender and the European Union, Johanna Kantola argues that gendered governmental power exists at local, regional, national, and EU levels.
At every level of the shifting set of multi-sited, interacting institutions and processes that are the EU. Get this from a library. Gender equality in the European Union: examples of good practices (). [European Commission. Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs.
Unit D;]. Challenges in the provision of gender equality training. EIGE’s report on gender-equality training in the European Union () concludes that despite important policy developments in some Member States, the delivery of gender-equality training faces a number of practical challenges.
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The multi-layered political system of the European Union offers a unique environment for the study of comparative democracy. Its policies seek to give effect to an agreed range of values, including that of gender equality.
This book explores gender equality .