A comparative analysis of gender equality law in Europe 2015
A comparative analysis of the implementation of EU gender equality law in the EU Member States, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia and Turkey
This report provides a general overview of the ways in which EU gender equality law has been implemented in the domestic laws of the 28 Member States of the European Union, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway (the EEA countries) and four candidate countries (the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey). The analysis is based on the country reports written by the gender equality law experts of the European equality law network (EELN). At the same time, this report explains the most important elements of the EU gender equality acquis. The term ‘EU gender... equality acquis’ refers to all the relevant EU Treaty and EU Charter of Fundamental Rights provisions, legislation and the case law of the CJEU in relation to gender equality.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers (European Commission) , European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination
- Personal author(s): Timmer, Alexandra; Senden, Linda Themes: Fundamental rights
- Subject: anti-discriminatory measure, application of EU law, comparative analysis, EU Member State, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, gender equality, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, participation of women, position of women, report, Serbia, sexual discrimination, Turkey, women's rights