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 […]
January 17, 2022

The path to persuasion: “Be credible. Be clear. Be captivating”

On December 1-2, 2021, Equinet hosted a training to help communication experts from equality bodies countering hate speech on- as well as offline.  The training approached […]
April 17, 2023

Equality Bodies working on cases without an identifiable victim: Actio popularis

Equinet’s latest publication “Equality Bodies working on cases without an identifiable victim: Actio popularis” gives an overview of the legal standing of Equality Bodies across Europe […]
April 17, 2023

Study visit: Role of Equality Bodies in supporting Equality Mainstreaming 

This study visit will take place in Bilbao on 22-23 June. It is aimed at Equality Bodies, in particular members of the Equinet Equality Mainstreaming Cluster. […]
April 14, 2023

Racism and discrimination are fundamental determinants of health

Despite the increasing evidence showing that structural, institutional, and interpersonal racism and discrimination impact both physical and mental health inequities in multiple ways, the issue has […]
April 14, 2023
24-25 May, Zagreb

Training: Improving Equality Bodies’ media relations

This practical training on improving the media relations of Equality Bodies will take place in person in Zagreb on 24-25 May. It is aimed at members […]
April 7, 2023

Safeguarding equality in Europe: Contributing to the Council of Europe’s Convention on Artificial Intelligence

Equinet continues to be at the forefront of promoting an equality-compliant use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Europe. Read about latest Equinet’s contributions to the developing […]
March 29, 2023

Inclusive design in communication – Improving the accessibility of Equality Bodies’ outputs

Focused on building participants’ capacity on accessibility and easy-to-read, this training took place online on 17 and 19 January, with valuable input from the European Disability […]
March 16, 2023

Equality Bodies and the Pay Transparency Directive: impacts and opportunities

Equinet’s latest publication Equality Bodies and the Pay Transparency Directive : impacts and opportunities examines the current powers and the work of Equality Bodies on pay […]
March 16, 2023

Seminar: Work-Life Balance Directive

This seminar will take place in Brussels on 13-14 June. It is co-organised with the European Commission and it is aimed at Equality Bodies’ staff members, […]
March 13, 2023

Training: Equality bodies exploring online and offline harassment

This training will take place in person in Bucharest (Romania) on 4-5 May. It is aimed at National Equality Bodies legal experts. Background Although harassment has […]