April 16, 2024

Gender Equality and Climate Change Mitigation: How Can the Two Go Hand in Hand?

Introduction Gender equality and climate change mitigation are two of the most pressing global challenges of our time. While these issues may seem unrelated on the […]
May 31, 2023

Intersectionality: Just another tool to fight discrimination?

Introduction As a queer woman of color, my identity is linked to intersectionality and intersectional discrimination. I am proud to have different layers in my identity […]
December 7, 2022
Hands reaching for the stars

Towards a new gold standard for Equality Bodies – and equal societies?

Read Tamás Kádár's first reaction to the European Commission’s proposals for new Directives on standards for Equality Bodies
November 3, 2022

Dutch Childcare Allowance Scandal: The importance of investigation powers

What is the childcare allowance scandal? The kinderopvangtoeslag (childcare allowance) is a benefit provided by the Dutch state through a special department of the tax authority […]
August 5, 2022
Mariam Rechchad

Youth at the table: mainstreaming youth voices in policy-making

Mariam Rechchad shares her passion for Standards for Equality Bodies, and her experience at the European Commission's youth policy dialogue on “Equality Bodies that work for all us”.
June 7, 2022
Entertaining Equality: Why Not?

Entertaining Equality: Why Not?

Emotions for the general public I like series. No, wait. I love series. I love how they snuggled into our day-to-day lives silently through the years. […]
May 6, 2022
Lady Justice holding balance

… The one with the reasonable accommodation measures

The CJEU decided last February on the case HR Rail. This case focused on reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities and granted the Court yet another […]
April 29, 2022

Inclusion for the win: European Capitals of Inclusion & Diversity Award

What does it mean to live in Europe today?  While the answers are many and complex, our plurality and common experiences hint at a common purpose: […]
February 3, 2022

The European Year of Youth: How to rally champions for inclusion

By Equinet staff Is there light at the end of the tunnel? After campaigning for rails in 2021, the European Commission and Parliament designated 2022 as […]
May 7, 2024
Equinet. Together for equality, stronger for all

A milestone for equality rights in Europe: Directives on standards for Equality Bodies adopted!

On 7 May 2024 we are celebrating an extraordinary achievement on our journey towards a more just Europe. The Council of the European Union announced the […]
April 4, 2024

The Gendered Impact of AI: Mapping the Problem, Exploring Solutions

The joint meeting of the Gender Equality Working Group and the Artificial Intelligence Working Group took place on 11 April at 9:00-16:00 CET in Brussels and […]
March 28, 2024

Equality Bodies for inclusive education: Third-Party Intervention to the European Court of Human Rights

On Wednesday, 27 March 2024, Equinet, together with the Slovak National Centre for Human Rights, submitted a third-party intervention before the European Court of Human Rights […]
March 4, 2024

Call for Applications: Part-Time Legal Project Officer on Equality-Proofing Technical Standards under the AI Act and Empowering Equality Defenders

Equinet is looking for a part-time Legal Project Officer from April 2024 to May 2025 as part of the “Equality by Design, Deliberation and Oversight” Project, […]
March 1, 2024

Training – Practical & Ethical Issues Surrounding the Use of AI in Communication

This training will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 30-31 May 2024, proceeded by a working group meeting on 29 May. It is aimed at Communication […]
February 26, 2024

Equality Bodies’ Interventions for Equality in the Field of Education

Equinet Policy Paper Equality Bodies’ Interventions for Equality in the Field of Education compiles and categorises the discrimination issues in the field of education policy and […]
February 13, 2024

Webinar – Equality Bodies Promoting the Rights of Rainbow Families

This webinar took place online on 26 March 2024. It was aimed at National Equality Bodies experts, concretely, members of 2022-2023 Equinet’s Cluster on Rainbow families […]
February 12, 2024

Equality Bodies protecting the rights of rainbow families on the move

The past years have highlighted some significant legal breakthroughs regarding the protection of rainbow families on the move in the EU, including the Coman and V.M.A […]
January 29, 2024

Equality-compliant Artificial Intelligence: Equinet’s plans for 2024

In 2024, Equinet continues to be at the forefront of championing equality in the realm of Artificial Intelligence. We have been actively engaged in the developments […]