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Call for 4-Year Framework Partnership Agreements to support European networks through operating grants

EU citizenship and free movement,Gender equality,Tackling discrimination

On 7 March 2017, DG Justice and Consumers has opened a new call for proposals under the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme to establish new 4-year Framework Partnership Agreements with EU-level networks. This is the second of its kind under the current Multi-Financial Framework 2014-2020.

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International women's day

Fundamental rights,Gender equality,Tackling discrimination

Tomorrow is International Women's Day! This is a good opportunity to promote respect for women's rights, encourage people to fight against discrimination and gender-based violence, and to fully engage both women and men in all aspects of life. Because this is such an important event, the European Commission is marking the occasion in a number of different ways.

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Diversity Charters newsletter - issue 5

Tackling discrimination

The fifth edition of the EU Platform of Diversity Charters newsletter provides you with an insight into the LGBTI anti-discrimination in European companies and shows how Diversity Charters together with businesses are building a more inclusive workplace.

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New European handbook on equality data

Tackling discrimination

The new European handbook on equality data promotes equality and contributes to fight against discrimination in the EU by analysing why and what kind of data should be collected in relation to equality and discrimination.

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10th Meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion : "Mutual accountability of all"

Tackling discrimination

The European Platform for Roma Inclusion aims to contribute to making European and national policies more sensitive to Roma needs. The 2016 European Platform for Roma inclusion will provide the possibility for participatory interaction among all types of stakeholders of Roma integration (including national and local authorities of the EU Member States and enlargement countries, international organisations, European institutions, representatives of European and national Roma and pro-Roma civil society, media and academia) on topics that are particularly relevant at the midterm of the EU Framework of National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020. The central thematic focus of the 10th European Platform for Roma Inclusion will be on mutual accountability of all stakeholders.

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Non. No. Nein. Stop violence against women

Tackling discrimination

Tomorrow, 25 November, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the European Commission is launching a year of focused actions, with 10 million euros in funding for Member States, local governments, relevant professionals and civil society organisations across Europe to intensify their actions and campaigns to combat violence against women.

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Focused actions to combat violence against women

Tackling discrimination

Violence against women is endemic in the European Union. Since the age of 15:

  • one in three women has experienced sexual and/or physical violence;
  • one in three has experienced psychologically abusive behaviour by an intimate partner;
  • one in two (55%) have experienced sexual harassment.

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