A Union of Equality: Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025

Theme: Equality
Title: A Union of Equality: Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025
Policy Reference: COM(2020) 152


The EU Gender Equality Strategy highlights key future steps and actions that the EU will take to achieve a more gender-equal Europe by 2025.

The main aims of the strategy are:

  • to put to an end gender-based violence
  • to challenge gender stereotypes
  • to close gender gaps in the labour market
  • to achieve equal participation of the different genders across sectors
  • to tackle the existent gender pay and pension gaps
  • to address the gender care gap
  • to achieve a gender balance in politics


European Commission

The European Commission published the strategy on March 5 2020.

The Commission announced that by the end of 2020, it will publish binding pay transparency measures as part of the first deliverables to support this Strategy

European Parliament

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Council of the EU

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Negotiation Stage

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Final Adoption

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Local Implementation

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