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European Institute for Gender Equality

09.06.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an autonomous body of the European Union, established to contribute to and strengthen the promotion of gender equality, including gender mainstreaming in all EU policies and the resulting national policies, and the fight against discrimination based on sex, as well as to raise EU citizens’ awareness of gender equality. It is based in Lithuania.

EIGE’s web offers a variety of tools that manage the knowledge produced such as:

  • Gender Statistics Database: knowledge centre that provides high quality data on gender statistics and information on various aspects of (in)equality between women and men.

  • Gender mainstreaming toolkits: on a variety of subjets including gender equality, gender impact assessment, institutional transformation, gender equality in academia and research or gender-sensitive parliaments. 
  • Gender Mainstreaming platform: provides insights on the relevance of gender in a variety of policy areas to support the EU institutions and governmental bodies with the integration of a gender perspective in their work.

  • Gender Equality Glossary and Thesaurusspecialised terminology tool that aims to foster a common understanding of gender equality terms across the EU and promote gender-fair and inclusive language.