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Gender Equality in Europe

GENDER EQUALITY in EUROPE* 2011 |0,13 GENDER EQUALITY has improved 2005 |0,14 2000 |0,15 but the GAP still EXISTS 1995 |0,18 2011 2000 40 30 50 60 70 41% of WOMEN IN PARLIAMENTS but their participation in other DECISION MAKING INSTITUTIONS still needs to be 20 10 PROMOTED 06 100 1€ 95 1€ 92 1€ 1€ cents 84 cents 82 75 cents cents cents WOMEN still earn 15% LESS than men but for younger generations the THE WAGE GAP is DECREASING < 25 years 25-35 35-45 years years 45-65 years > 65 years WOMEN outnumber men in UNIVERSITIES teachers teachers 134 vs 100 but face 140 160 183 UNEQUAL ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES 67% are ACTIVE we need to: promote WOMEN ACCESS to the workforce WORK FORCE 80% are ACTIVE > tackle DISCRIMINATION in employment 65% MEN INVESTING IN POLICIES THAT PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN CREATE MORE SUSTAINABLE SOCIETIES Sources *According to data avai lable for Austria, Belgium, Den mark Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg Malta Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland UN | | | | For more information please visit the UNDP Europe and CIS website Empowered lives. Resilient nations. emale teachers universities secondary sch Primary schoolS

Gender Equality in Europe

shared by undpeuropeandcis on Nov 14
Investing in policies that promote gender equality between men and women create more sustainable societies



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