#‎genderequality‬ in the ‪#‎EU‬ – PUBLIC CONSULTATION open – take part!

According to the Eurequalityobarometer, around nine in ten Europeans (91%) agree that tackling inequality between men and women is necessary to establish a fairer society. The A similar proportion (89%) agree that equality between men and women will help women become more economically independent.

NOW, you are invited to the PUBLIC CONSULTATION on ‪#‎genderequality‬ in the ‪#‎EU‬ by a questionaire.  The consultation is open from 21/4 until 21/7. Take part by filling in the survey (contributions can be submitted in any EU language)

Remaining challenges
In March the European Union outlined the remaining key challenges to achieve  gender equality and stated, that violence against women (especially sexual violence), and the gender pay gap are the two areas that need to be addressed most urgently, according to 59% and 53% of Europeans respectively.

Further information
* Factsheet – Eurobarometer on gender equality:
*  2014 Report on equality between women and men: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/gender-equality/document/index_en.htm#h2-2
* Factsheet – what is the EU doing for gender equality?: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-4563_en.htm
* Gender equality: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/gender-equality/
* European Commission – Gender pay gap: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/gender-equality/gender-pay-gap/index_en.htm

About birgitstoeckl

gender & communication expert, researcher, networker, activist.
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