Articles with tag : gender-equality

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

EU Gender Equality Index: Towards gender equality at snail pace

Yesterday, the EU’s agency for research on gender equality, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) in Vienna, launched the 2017 edition of its Gender Equality Index (GEI). As the most comprehensive European comparative report of its kind,... Read more

CESI’s Spanish member CSI-F and the European Women’s Lobby take joint action to fight the gender pensions gap in Spain

On May 12, CESI's Spanish member CSI-F (Central Independent and Public Employees' Trade Union) and CESI's Board member of the European Women's Lobby (EWL), Carmen Jaffke, called on the Spanish government to end the gender pensions... Read more

Today, 3 November 2016, is (again) European Equal Pay Day!

“This day is the day in the year when women across Europe stop being paid due to the gender pay gap. With the average hourly wage for women in Europe being 16.7 % lower than it is for men, they in effect work 16% of the year for free”, states the... Read more