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
October 1, 2019
http://equineteurope.org/2019/09/04/what-to-do-after-metoo-equality-bodies-combatting-sexual-harassment-at-work

Two years after #MeToo, what next? Equality bodies combatting sexual harassment at work

On 24 October, Equinet and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights are organising a conference on the role and potential of equality bodies designing and implementing policies to eradicate sexual harassment.
September 27, 2019

Slovenia: Regular Annual Report 2018

The Advocate of the Principle of Equality for the Republic of Slovenia published its annual report for the year 2018. After its second fully operational year as an independent national equality body, the report looks back at the process of establishing the body in accordance with the Slovenian Protection Against Discrimination Act (PADA) and the activities undertaken to address discrimination in the country.
July 9, 2019

Declaration on the Role of Equality Bodies: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Equality and non-discrimination are deeply embedded in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
June 7, 2019

Denmark: Parents discriminated in the labour market

The Danish Institute for Human Rights published a report on the labour market in Denmark, analysing how men and women experience discrimination when deciding to have children or taking parental leave.
May 23, 2019

Equinet Highlights 2018

Our annual report for 2018 allows us to look back at our work during the past year and showcase the broad spectrum of support to national […]
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, […]
May 2, 2019

France: Defender of Rights sees deepening Inequalities

The Defender of Rights Annual Report for 2018 was presented by Jacques Toubon on 11 March. It meticulously analyses the work of the French equality body in its […]
April 19, 2019
Equality Bodies making a difference

Equality Bodies making a Difference

EU discrimination law doesn’t account for cases of multiple discrimination. EU law falls very short of protecting Europeans that suffer multiple forms of discrimination, such has […]
March 19, 2019

Equality Bodies and Equinet – Promoting Equality in Europe

Equinet Brochure 2019 What are equality bodies? Why do we need them? What challenges do they face? This brochure aims to raise awareness about the role of […]