Gender equality means an equal visibility, empowerment, responsibility and participation of women and men in all spheres of public and private life. It also means an equal access to resources and equal distribution of resources between women and men. Equality between women and men requires accepting and equally valuing the complementarity of women and men and the diverse roles they play in society. This document provides an overview of issues and problems related to Equality between Women and Men.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.