November 5, 2019

Quo vadis EU equality legislation – Equinet addressing the EU Council of Ministers

Luxembourg, 24 October 2019. Equinet addresses the EU’s Council of Ministers responsible for employment and social policies for the first time, providing inputs to their discussions on EU equality legislation.
July 8, 2019

Why will European Equality Bodies be represented at the UN High Level Political Forum?

New York, 8 July 2019. It has been four years since the U.N. released the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an ambitious plan for global change divided in 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Every year, the progress made by governments to achieve the SDGs is closely monitored at the UN High Level Political Forum
November 27, 2019

European Equality Law Review 2019/2

Overview This is the tenth issue of the biannual European equality law review, produced by the European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination […]
November 13, 2019

National Cases & Good Practices on Equal Pay

The European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination has released a new publication highlighting equal pay cases and good practice linked to the […]
July 18, 2019
Tamás Kádár speaking into a microphone

The legal standing of equality bodies

In this article for the European equality law review 2019/1, Equinet's Deputy Director Tamás Kádár analyses the legal standing of equality bodies with a particular focus on Belgium, Romania and Sweden. The article explores different forms of legal standing as well as the different ways in which equality bodies have used their standing to ensure effective enforcement of the EU non-discrimination directives
May 2, 2019

The Compendium of Practices on Equality Data

Equality data is defined as any piece of information that is useful for the purposes of describing and analysing the state of equality. Across the EU, […]
April 19, 2019
European Human Rights Report - Issue 3 2019. Ensuring the rights of persons with disabilities to equality

European Equality Legislation: People falling through the gaps

People falling through the gaps: this is the conclusion of EDF’s third European Human Rights report, which analyses how European countries are guaranteeing the rights of […]
February 21, 2019

European Parliament says stereotypical depiction of LGBTI people in media needs to be addressed

The report on gender equality in the media sector in the EU (Šojdrová report) calls for a greater focus on professional training and education activities as […]
February 21, 2019

Equality And The Fight Against Racism And Xenophobia: Cost Of Non-Europe Report

Equality is one of the fundamental values on which the European Union is founded. It is reflected in the Treaties and the Charter, as well as […]
February 21, 2019

A persisting concern: anti-Gypsyism as a barrier to Roma inclusion

The report reviews data on specific areas of life, such as education, employment, healthcare and housing – all areas in which prejudice and racism against Roma […]
February 20, 2019

Handbook on European non-discrimination law – 2018 edition

It also contains references to other Council of Europe instruments, in particular the European Charter of Social Rights, as well as to relevant United Nations instruments. […]