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European Equality Law Network

European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination

Thematic reports

The report EU gender equality law – update 2018 provides an overview of gender equality law at the EU level and is an update of earlier publications in 2008, 2010 and 2013. The publication aims at a broad – but not necessarily legal – public and explains the most important issues of the relevant Treaty provisions, legislation and case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in relation to gender equality.

It covers key concepts of EU gender equality law (distinction sex – gender, direct and indirect discrimination, positive action, sexual and other harassment based on sex, instruction to discriminate), as well as key areas such as equal pay, employment, statutory social security schemes, work-life balance and goods and services. Last but not least, it describes how EU gender equality law is and can be enforced at national level by courts and equality bodies and what sanctions, compensation and reparations are available.

Dorota Pudzianowska and Krzysztof Smiszek, supervised and edited by Christa Tobler (December 2014)

Date: 2 December 2014. Topics

Susanne Burri and Sacha Prechal 

Date: 1 January 2014. Topics

Susanne Burri and Helga Aune (November 2013)

Date: 1 November 2013. Topics

Emmanuelle Bribosia and Isabelle Rorive, Supervised by Lisa Waddington (September 2013)

Date: 3 September 2013. Topics

Emmanuelle Bribosia et Isabelle Rorive sous la supervision de Lisa Waddington (septembre 2013)

Date: 3 September 2013. Topics

Emmanuelle Bribosia und Isabelle Rorive. Beratung: Lisa Waddington (September 2013)

Date: 3 September 2013. Topics

Aileen McColgan, supervised by Migration Policy Group (September 2013)

Date: 3 September 2013. Topics

 Aileen McColgan sous la supervision du Migration Policy Group (septembre 2013)

Date: 3 September 2013. Topics

Aileen McColgan, Beratung: Migration Policy Group (September 2013)

Date: 3 September 2013. Topics

Julie Ringelheim and Nicolas Bernard (February 2013)

Date: 5 February 2013. Topics

Julie Ringelheim et Nicolas Bernard (février 2013)

Date: 5 February 2013. Topics

Annick Masselot, Eugenia Caracciolo Di Torella and Susanne Burri (November 2012)

Date: 2 November 2012. Topics

Annick Masselot, Eugenia Caracciolo Di Torella et Susanne Burri (novembre 2012)

Date: 2 November 2012. Topics

Annick Masselot, Eugenia Caracciolo Di Torella und Susanne Burri (November 2012)

Date: 2 November 2012. Topics

Nicola Countouris and Mark Freedland (September 2012)

Date: 4 September 2012. Topics

Nicola Countouris und Mark Freedland (September 2012)

Date: 4 September 2012. Topics

Ann Numhauser-Henning and Sylvaine Laulom (November 2011)

Date: 11 November 2011. Topics

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