Economy / Employment - Finland

Gender Equality Policies in Finland

08.10.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

Each government defines the gender policy focus areas for its term of office. The government appointed in 2003 emphasises the following issues: mainstreaming and promoting gender equality throughout the entire public administration, reform of the Act on Equality between Women and Men, promoting the principle of "equal pay for work of equal value", and increasing the proportion of women in political and economic decision-making. The government gender action plan for the period 2004-2007 includes more than 100 initiatives. 


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
  • Publishing house : Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
  • Publication date : 2006
  • Number of pages : 20
  • Language : English


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