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The road to gender equality: achievements and challenges

Written by Rosamund Shreeves, With its roots in early 20th century women’s activism and subsequent take-up by the United Nations, International Women’s Day is a moment for putting the spotlight on women’s achievements and taking stock of progress towards gender equality. From this perspective, 2015 is a pivotal year. At a global level, it marks … Continue reading

Stereotyping women? – In Focus

Could some of the many gender-related issues originate from stereotyping of women? How could society change its reliance on out-dated stereotypes, coming from tradition or the media, traditional ways of thinking, or some cultural traditions that originate in ages past? The EP is trying to find answers to these questions while tackling global gender-related issues. … Continue reading

Women in politics, business and public administration in the EU

The EU-28 average share of women occupying ministerial positions in national politics reached 25% in 2013, increasing from 19% in 2005. Furthermore in 2013, women represent 32% of the College in the European Commission. For most countries, women’s presence in the European Parliament is higher than in national assemblies. The EU-28 share of female members … Continue reading

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