May 24, 2018

Work Life Balance

The series of Equinet’s ’In Focus Briefs’ are short thematic papers, which highlight the work of Equinet and its members, as well as European developments on a given topic. This one focuses on the issue of work life balance, highlighting the work of equality bodies to support work life balance, what challenges they face and good practice examples. EU level developments on work life balance are also outlined.
May 24, 2018

Northern Ireland: Key Inequalities in Employment

Recent reports that Northern Ireland has reached ‘effectively full employment’ is good news. However, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland's Statement on Key Inequalities in Northern Ireland strikes a cautionary note.
May 22, 2018

Annual Report on the Activities of the Slovak National Centre for Human Rights for the Year 2017

The 2017 Annual Report of the Slovak National Centre for Human Rights highlights the main tasks of the Centre throughout last year.
May 9, 2018
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Enhancing the effectiveness of the Albanian system of human rights protection and anti-discrimination

During their visit, they had the opportunity to meet with the: European Ombudsman Federal Ombudsman of Belgium European Commission, Directorate-General Justice Gender Equality Unit Ministry of […]
May 8, 2018

Lithuania: ‘Price Has No Gender’ Campaign

The Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson in Lithuania just started the “Price Has No Gender” campaign to raise awareness about the fact that the same beauty and leisure services are priced differently for women and men, even though it is against equal treatment laws in Lithuania.
October 19, 2017
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Equality Bodies contributing to the List of Actions to Advance LGBTI Equality

New Equinet Factsheet The European Commission List of Actions by the Commission to advance LGBTI equality is a welcome policy tool available at EU level and it is essential […]
July 5, 2017
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Communicating Equality through Social Media: A Guide for Equality Bodies

As part of our capacity building for members, we have organised training sessions on how to make the most of social media for equality bodies. This […]
March 29, 2017
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EQUINET PERSPECTIVE: EQUALITY BODIES COMBATING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST YOUNG PEOPLE

The perspective aims to draw out, analyse and learn from the work and experience of equality bodies in combating discrimination against young people and to tease […]
February 24, 2017
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Fighting Discrimination on the Ground of Race and Ethnic Origin: Discussion Paper

Race and ethnic origin was the first ground on which EU legislation required Member States to set up equality bodies. Many Member States did so even […]