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November 28, 2019
This Equinet Paper looks at the legal frameworks governing the issue of violence against women, and how equality bodies can contribute to and best engage with these frameworks. It gathers examples of good practice by equality bodies, focusing on: promotional activities, surveys, recommendations, trainings and cooperation. It also highlights cases from equality bodies dealing with gender-based harassment, violence and hate speech.
November 12, 2019
Last week, Deputy Director Tamás Kádár represented Equinet at two Council of the EU meetings working on Fundamental Rights. Independent governmental bodies for the promotion & […]
November 8, 2019
Equinet and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights organised a roundtable and conference on #AfterMeToo and the role and potential of equality bodies designing and implementing policies to eradicate sexual harassment.
November 5, 2019
Equinet Working Groups Much of Equinet’s work takes place in thematic working groups, which bring together expert staff from equality bodies across Europe to share experience […]
October 31, 2019
October 28, 2019
On 23 October, representatives of European equality bodies met in Brussels to adopt the 2020 Workplan, extend our membership and elect a new Executive Board. Workplan […]
August 9, 2019
Do you have experience in providing evaluations of European Networks in order for them to improve their functioning and identify how they are doing in achieving […]
July 25, 2019
Equinet's Factsheet and Compendium of Promising Practices highlight the necessity to end ethnic profiling by law enforcement in Europe and the essential role of equality bodies in combatting this ineffective practice and promoting fair policing.
July 18, 2019
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