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About the charter

The Italian Charter for Equal Opportunities and Equality at Work was launched by the Ministry of Labour. 

The charter is supported by the Italian Minister of Labour and the Minister of Equal Opportunities, and was launched by the National Counsellor for Equal Opportunities of the Ministry of Labour, Fondazione Sodalitas and a steering committee promoting the charter.


About 895 private enterprises, including around 450 SMEs and 160 public authorities, with over 700,000 employees, have signed the charter.


The charter covers all fields of discrimination: gender, age, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and religion, with a particular focus on gender equality at work.

Italian diversity charter