Gender Equality at the EU

Promoting equal economic independence for women and men, closing the gender pay gap, advancing gender balance in decision making, ending gender based violence and promoting gender equality beyond the EU.

She Figures

The ‘She figures’ publication provides a range of indicators on gender equality in research and innovation at pan-European level. It aims to give an overview of the gender equality situation, using a wide range of indicators to examine the impact and effectiveness of policies implemented in this area.

European Institute for Gender Equality

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an autonomous body of the European Union, established to contribute to and strengthen the promotion of gender equality, including gender mainstreaming in all EU policies and the resulting national policies, and the fight against discrimination based on sex, as well as to raise EU citizens’ awareness of gender equality.

UN Women

UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.

UNESCO – Priority Gender Equality

UNESCO makes an original and holistic contribution to creating an enabling environment for gender equality through coordinated actions in its five distinct major programmes: Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Human Science, Culture, Communication and Information. It also has concrete actions for Gender and Science.

Global Gender Gap Report – World Economic Forum

Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies thrive. Ensuring the full development and appropriate deployment of half of the world’s total talent pool has a vast bearing on the growth, competitiveness and future-readiness of economies and businesses worldwide. The Global Gender Gap Report benchmarks 153 countries on their progress towards gender parity.

GENERA Network

The Gender Equality Network in Physics  originated from the EU-funded GENERA project and its vision is to support, coordinate and improve gender equality policies in physics research organisations in Europe and world-wide.


EuroScience is the European grassroots organization for the Advancement of Science. The vision of EuroScience is a scientific workforce that creates positive change for society.


The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation that works to build better policies for better lives. Their goal is to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being for all. The OECD Gender Initiative examines existing barriers to gender equality in education, employment, and entrepreneurship. Their website monitors the progress made by governments to promote gender equality in both OECD and non- OECD countries and provides good practices based on analytical tools and reliable data. 

Everyday Feminism

Everyday Feminism seeks to support caring individuals and communities who see every person, including ourselves, as full human beings who deserve to be free to pursue our own happiness and meaning in life.