2017 #Equality between women/ men EU

Main Topics

1. Increasing female labour market participation
and the equal economic independence of women
and men 9

2. Reducing gender pay, earnings and pension
gaps and thus fighting poverty among women 20

3. Promoting equality in decision-making 28

4. Combating gender-based violence and protecting
and supporting victims 36

5. Promoting gender equality and women’s rights
across the world 45

6. Gender mainstreaming, funding for gender equality
and cooperation with all actors 48


Annex 1: Member States’ performances in key areas 54

Annex 2:Baseline for the 2016-19 Strategic
engagement and monitoring of indicators
with latest available data