Gender equality and discrimination in European Institutions

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Girls and women under-represented in ICT


About 1.4 million people were studying Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the European Union (EU) in 2015. Girls were largely in a minority, accounting for only 17% of all ICT students. Across the ...

Rape, a shock survey among Europeans


She was drunk or under the influence of drugs; she wore a low-cut or a sexy dress; she has not clearly said no; She went to his house. For 27% of Europeans rape is ...

WEgate, the new pan-European platform for women entrepreneurs


WEgate is a unique pan-European gateway for women’s entrepreneurship in Europe. Launched by the European Commission, it combines information and resources needed to start and grow a business. It offers inspiration, peer-support and networking ...

8 March with the only two female MEPs with disabilities


This 8 March, we decided to celebrate International Women's Day by presenting the only two women with disabilities elected to the European Parliament. The first is the MEP Kostadinka Kuneva. In her home country of ...