Articles with tag : gender-equality

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

CESI President Romain Wolff on work-life balance in Portugal

On the occasion of the Congress of CESI´s Portuguese member organization USI (Union dos Sindicatos Independientes), USI President Paulo Marcos and CESI President Romain Wolff had an exchange of views with Miguel Cabrita, State Secretary in the Ministry... Read more