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 […]
November 29, 2021
sign showing a 'step free route' for wheelchair users

Accessibility of polling stations is at discretion of states, says European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights clarifies scope of positive obligations of national governments to ensure full accessibility to persons with disabilities
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 […]
February 21, 2023

Preventing and Reacting to Discrimination through Sanctions and Remedies

Equinet’s latest publication Preventing and Reacting to Discrimination through Sanctions and Remedies assesses  how current European sanctions regimes can be considered effective, proportionate, and dissuasive. The […]
February 7, 2023
Many people standing together: men and women, parents, people with disabilities, people wearing head scarves, mixed race and ethnic origins...

Advancing equality and strengthening National Equality Bodies: What do you need to know?

To support its work to strengthen National Equality Bodies, Equinet has prepared a brochure answering frequently asked questions relating to Equality Bodies, as well as a […]
February 6, 2023

Equality Bodies and Reasonable Accommodation Beyond the Ground of Disability

Equinet’s latest publication Equality Bodies and Reasonable Accommodation Beyond the Ground of Disability addresses the extension of the concept and the provision of reasonable accommodation beyond […]
December 5, 2022

Equality Planning: Purpose, Potential and Experience. Case Studies from the work of Equality Bodies

Equinet’s latest publication Equality Planning: Purpose, Potential and Experience. Case Studies from the work of Equality Bodies draws from the experience and expertise of Equality Bodies in […]
June 27, 2022

Regulating for European AI that Protects and Advances Equality: Equinet Recommendations

The Equinet position paper paper Regulating for European AI that Protects and Advances Equality presents recommendations regarding the legislative proposal by the European Commission. It reflects the […]
June 16, 2022
Post with woman performing cleaning work and wokan caring for elderly woman.

Domestic and Care Workers in Europe: An Intersectional Issue

Our new report ‘Domestic and Care Workers in Europe: An Intersectional Issue’ showcases the diverse reality of domestic and care workers in Europe as a gender […]
June 1, 2022

Highlights of Equinet work in 2021

The Equinet Highlights 2021 gives a short overview of what went on during one of the busiest years of Equinet to date. What are the Highlights? […]
May 17, 2022
Call for proposals

Call for drafting: Report on climate change policies in the EU – exploring the role and potential of equality bodies

Equinet is seeking an expert on climate change policies in the EU to develop an Equinet report to the equality dimensions of the EU Green Deal […]