Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, The Council, The European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Strategy for equality between women and men 2010-2015
Corporate nameEuropean Council
Subject headingsSocial policy ; EU/EC Policy ; Equal opportunities ; Sex discrimination ; Women’s rights
The European Commission’s Strategy for Gender Equality lays down its programme in this area for 2010-15. The Strategy sets out priorities including equal economic independence, pay, labour market opportunities and access to decision-making positions. It also stresses the need to promote women’s dignity and stop gender-based violence. The Strategy outlines EU efforts to integrate gender equality into its external actions regarding policies such as enlargement and development. Finally, it addresses horizontal issues including gender roles, the legislative framework and tools for promoting equality.
Number of pages13 p.
OtherCOM(2010) 491 final