gender equality

gender equality

Gender Mainstreaming In The EU Budget: Time To Turn Words Into Action

The European Court of Auditors assessed whether gender mainstreaming had been applied in the EU budget from 2014 onwards. Their conclusion is that there is not yet any effective framework to support gender mainstreaming, and that the EU’s budget cycle has not adequately taken gender equality into account.They found that only 4 out of the 58 2014-2020 spending programmes had explicit gender-related objectives.

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On Gender Equality, Is the Public More Progressive Than Political Elites?

Women have rallied around the world  for gender equality and against violence on International Women’s Day celebrated in current week. Citi analysts Tina M Fordham and the independent political commentator Peter Kellner have wondered if this movement will last and can mean a sufficient momentum to bring about a “tipping point”.