Gender

Relevant EU Directives:

Directive 2004/113/EC and Directive 2006/54/EC.

The prohibition of discrimination based on gender includes direct and indirect discrimination in the field of employment and occupation, and in the access to and supply of goods and services. It also covers harassment and sexual harassment.

Example:

Examples can include an employer paying a female employee less than her male colleague for performing the same job or the dismissal of a woman after she announces her pregnancy.

October 1, 2020

Roundtable Discussion on Women in Poverty: Breaking the Cycle

On 22 October 2020, Equinet will organise, together with the Institute of Women and for Equal Opportunities in Spain, an online roundtable to create space for discussion on breaking the cycle of women in poverty. Register by 14 October!
September 10, 2020

Equinet Compendium: Article 14 Cases from the European Court of Human Rights

In order to identify how equality bodies could best contribute to developing European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) jurisprudence, the Equinet Equality Law Working Group monitored Article 14 cases to identify those that are directly relevant to equality and non-discrimination and the work of equality bodies. Read their findings in our Compendium