Articles with tag : cesi-comm-femm

EU Equal Pay Day 2017: No progress

November 3 is EU Equal Pay Day - again. It symbolises the wage gap between women and men. A gap of 16.4% in the EU. A gap according to which the 'average' woman does not get paid anymore as of today - until the end of the year. And: Last year's... Read more

Priorities on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers

Earlier this month in October, CESI's internal members' Commission on Women's Rights and Gender Equality deliberated, together with representatives from the European Commission and the European Women's Lobby (EWL), on the European... Read more

European Pillar of Social Rights and accompanying initiatives: CESI leadership expresses cautious optimism

Today, the European Commission presented a long-awaited set of measures to improve the EU's social dimension. Under the heading 'European Pillar of Social Rights and accompanying initiatives', the European Commission issued 20 principles... Read more

Kirsten Lühmann on the International Women’s Day: ‘Commit to a Europe of social fairness and gender equality’

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Celebrated under the auspices of the UN every year since 1977, the day recalls persisting and widespread gender inequalities around the world. This year’s theme is ‘Planet 50-50 by 2030: Women in the changing... Read more