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Gender mainstreaming in the European employment strategy

Gender mainstreaming in the European employment strategy

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Published by ETUI in Bruxelles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ute Behning and Amparo Serrano Pascual.
ContributionsBehning, Ute, 1965-, Serrano Pascual, Amparo., European Trade Union Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination345p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21378679M
ISBN 102930143738

Gender mainstreaming is an approach to policy-making that takes into account both women's and men's interests and concerns. The concept of gender mainstreaming was first introduced at the Nairobi World Conference on Women. It was established as a strategy in international gender .   The European Employment Strategy (EES) and the Open Method of Coordination (OMC) are two examples of an instrument outside the community method, which tries to increase the recognition of the gender dimension of the labour market and to improve the initiatives taken in the interrelated field of social inclusion of women by the use of soft.

With the strategy Gender Mainstreaming established in the EU Employment Guidelines, measures for promoting equality between women and men can be seen not only in the light of area 4 (strengthening the policies for equal opportunities in the employment market), but is also defined as a cross-sectional task for the other three areas as well. Gender mainstreaming was officially introduced into the European employment strategy (EES) in According to the EES, equality should stay the subject of 'specific measures' under the so-called fourth strategy pillar, equal opportunities.

The article provides a set of criteria to assess whether a feminist reading of gender mainstreaming has been adopted. The frame analysis of EU documents on family policy and gender inequality in politics reveals but a partial adoption of a feminist understanding of gender mainstreaming and only in the area of gender inequality in politics. Gender Mainstreaming Manual – A book of practical methods 9 STEP 1: FUNDAMENTAL UNDERSTANDING Before gender mainstreaming work begins, the entire organisation, from manage-ment on down, must be given training in gender equality and gender, and in what Swedish gender equality policy and the gender mainstreaming strategy involve. What to do.


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For instance, since gender mainstreaming has been part of the European Employment Strategy, a concept launched by the European Council. The European Employment Strategy requires governments to adopt an approach that complies with the concept of gender mainstreaming, while deciding on employment policies.

The European Commission defines gender mainstreaming in the following way: “Gender mainstreaming is the integration of the gender perspective into every stage of policy processes – design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation – with a view to promoting equality between women and men.

Gender Mainstreaming in the European Employment Strategy Book   January   with   Reads  How we measure 'reads' A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary. Inthe ESF's overall objectives were increased regional competitiveness and increased regional cohesion.

In recent decades, gender mainstreaming has been the EU's most important policy. Gender Mainstreaming and the European Employment Strategy and Social Inclusion Process. Print Download as PDF. Resource. Country: Romania. Section: Reconciliation.

Topics: Employment. This report reviews the extent to which there is evidence that gender mainstreaming has been adopted within these two processes of social inclusion and employment. The Strategy pursues a dual approach of gender mainstreaming combined with targeted actions, and intersectionality is a horizontal principle for its implementation.

While the Strategy focuses on actions within the EU, it is coherent with the EU’s external policy on gender equality and women’s empowerment. Abstract 'In its guidelines for the National Action Plans on Employment, EU-Commission introduced the concept of 'gender mainstreaming', according to which equality between the sexes must be a component of every employment policy conducted under all four pillars of the strategy.

Gender Mainstreaming is an effective strategy aimed at achieving gender equality. It is the (re)organisation, improvement, development and evaluation of policy processes, so that a gender equality perspective is incorporated into all policies at all levels and all.

The development of soft law through the adoption of gender mainstreaming in the European Employment Strategy. Alongside the stalled extension of the legal framework for gender equality, two developments triggered a growing role from the mids onwards for so-called soft law – non-binding measures – as a tool for promoting gender equality.

The development of soft law through the adoption of gender mainstreaming in the European Employment Strategy Alongside the stalled extension of the legal framework for gender equality, two developments triggered a growing role from the mids onwards for so-called soft law – non-binding measures – as a tool for promoting gender equality.

European Institute for Gender Equality. Gender mainstreaming. What is Gender mainstreaming. Policy cycle; Institutions and structures. Its title is: “Gender Mainstreaming Manual - A book of practical methods from the Swedish Gender Mainstreaming Support Commitee (Jämstöd)”.

It was published together with background material (“Gender Equality in Public Services - Some useful advice on gender mainstreaming. A book of ideas for managers and strategists”).

of the gender mainstreaming principle in Employment Policies and thus in the Lisbon strategy. 3 Rubery, J. Grimshaw, M. Smith & R. Donnelly ().

The National Reform Programmes and the gender aspects of the European Employment Strategy. The coordinator synthesis report prepared for the Equality Unit, European Commission. Part I – Gender Mainstreaming: 10 Steps for Integrating Gender into the Policy-Making Process Part I of this handbook provides practical guidance for gender mainstreaming in any policy area or sector.

The gender mainstreaming process is divided into 10 stages, and each stage is described with the help of various tools, checklists and exercises.

The definition for Gender Mainstreaming used within the European Commission is based on the same principles and perspective: Gender Mainstreaming is the integration of the Gender perspective into every stage of policy process – design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation – with a view to promoting equality between women and men.

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The language of gender mainstreaming has been quickly adopted (True and Mintrom ), which is why, in the beginning, many hopes were pinned on this strategy. Scholars have shown that gender mainstreaming has triggered organizational and procedural changes within state bureaucracies, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations.

Offers information about the notion of gender mainstreaming, a strategy for ensuring women's rights be addressed through policy, planning and implementation. This book focuses on the issues arising from a lack of clarity about the meaning of gender equality in education.

Gender Mainstreaming in. As gender mainstreaming is a strategy to achieve the goal of gender equality, it is absolutely necessary that comprehensive knowledge of gender relations is available for policy-makers.

Furthermore, knowledge of the administration is needed for effective gender mainstreaming. As gender mainstreaming involves the reorganisation, development, TP 2. Gender Mainstreaming vs Positive Action: An Ongoing Conflict in EU Gender Equality Policy.

European Journal of Women’s Studies 12 (2): – Tillmar, M. () Gendered small-business assistance: Lessons from a Swedish project,Journal of European. Each Member State is invited to appoint a high-level representative to coordinate the national strategy for gender equality, to contribute to the coordination of EU strategy and to participate in a high-level group intended to support the implementation of gender mainstreaming in Structural Fund operations.

4) Implementing Measures 5) Follow-Up.Gender mainstreaming is an approach to policy-making that takes into account both women's and men's interests and concerns, aimed at designing better policies. The Council of Europe was instrumental in developing the concept of gender mainstreaming from the ’s onwards.Woehl S.

() Global Governance as Neo-liberal Governmentality: Gender Mainstreaming in the European Employment Strategy. In: Rai S.M., Waylen G. (eds) Global Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, London.