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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.

Susanne Burri and Hanneke van Eijken (Update August 2011)

Date: 1 August 2011. Topics

Declan O'Dempsey and Anna Beale, supervised by Mark Freedland (July 2011)

Date: 13 July 2011. Topics

Gender Quotas and Other Positive Action (December June 2011)

Date: 14 June 2011. Topics

Silvan Agius and Christa Tobler, supervised by Migration Policy Group (June 2011)

Simonetta Renga, Dora Molnar-Hidassy and Genoveva Tisheva (December 2010)

Date: 1 December 2010. Topics

Petra Foubert, Susanne Burri and Ann Numhauser-Henning (October 2010)

Date: 1 October 2010. Topics

Emmanuelle Bribosia and Isabelle Rorive (February 2010)

Date: 4 February 2010. Topics

Emmanuelle Bribosia et Isabelle Rorive (février 2010)

Date: 4 February 2010. Topics

Sandra Fredman (December 2009)

Date: 2 December 2009. Topics

Christopher McCrudden and Sacha Prechal (November 2009)

Date: 1 November 2009. Topics

Olivier de Schutter (July 2009)

Date: 7 July 2009. Topics

Olivier de Schutter (juillet 2009)

Date: 7 July 2009. Topics

Lisa Waddington and Anna Lawson (July 2009)

Date: 7 July 2009. Topics

Lisa waddington et Anna Lawson (juillet 2009)

Date: 7 July 2009. Topics

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