EAPN 2018 Gender Poverty Briefing Cover

Gender and Poverty in Europe

8 March 2018: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, EAPN presented its new briefing: Gender and Poverty in Europe. Both poverty and gender inequality are two forms of social injustice. They undermine human rights; the, wellbeing of individuals, and their capacity to develop their full potential in life (as emphasized in the human development…

The gender employment gap: Challenges and solutions | Eurofound report

Women’s labour market participation in the European Union has increased over recent decades, passing 70% in 2014. In that year, women comprised almost 46% of the active EU labour market population. Nevertheless, women’s employment and participation rates are still lower than those of men in almost all Member States. Fostering higher participation of women is crucial to meet…