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Gender Equality Index 2015 measuring gender equality in the European Union 2005-2012

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The gender equality index provides comprehensive measures of gender equality, tailored to fit the EU policy context, as well as cores and indicators. It measures the gaps, levels of achievement and trends for the time period 2005-2015 and seizes also violence against women within its framework. The index aims to support more effective policy making to enhance gender equality and minimize the gender gaps at the European Union’s level.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Dr Anne Laure Humbert, Dr Viginta Ivaškaitė-Tamošiūnė, Nicole Oetke and Merle Paats
  • Publishing house : European Institute for Gender Equality
  • Publication date : 2015
  • Number of pages : 189
  • Language : English


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