New Gender Equality Road Map
publication date: 25 November 2005
The European Women?s Lobby (EWL) presents a Gender Equality Road Map for the European Community for the period 2006-210
The European Womens Lobby (EWL) have presented a Gender Equality road map for the European Commission which sets out strategic objectives and specific actions for the period 2006-2010. A target date for the European Commission for the achievement and outcomes of these objectives will be required.
EWL has defined the strategic objectives under 6 main themes which follows on from the Strategic Objectives of the United Nations Beijing Platform for Action (1995).
Strategic Objectives of EWL Gender Equality Road Map
Institutional mechanisms for the realisation of gender equality and gender mainstreaming
Achieve economic and social justice for women
Advance the position of women in decision-aking: towards parity democracy in Europe
Eradicate violence gainst women and implement women's human rights
Europe's role in advancing women's rights in an international contetx
Eliminate patricarchal gender roles and stereotypes.
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