Commission Communication: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Development Cooperation

Publication date: 2007

A 2007 European Commission Communication on the European Union’s strategy on gender equality and women empowerment in development cooperation, building on the outcomes of a 2005 conference reviewing the progress made in eliminating gender inequality in the developing world, with the objective of achieving equal access to, and control over resources, equal opportunities to achieve political and economic influence as well as equal political, civil, economic, employment, social and cultural rights, for women and men.

Theme of the document:
Gender issues
Type of Document:
Strategy document
Number of pages: