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Femicide: Name it, count it, end it!

Femicide is the killing of women and girls because of their gender. According to official data gathered by EIGE, 444 women across 10 EU Member States were killed by their intimate partners in 2020. EIGE has released a package to help EU countries gather solid data to prevent such killings. 

Remembering Katarzyna Wolska-Wrona

It is with great sadness we report the death of our former colleague Katarzyna (Kasia) Wolska-Wrona. Kasia worked as a seconded national expert in EIGE’s gender-based violence programme from November 2018 to November 2020. She was a brilliant mind, a tireless champion of women’s rights, and a warm and open person who took the time…

Meet up a new news from with a gender focus : GENDER EQUALITY IN SPORTS: GETTING CLOSER EVERY DAY

Sports and gender equality are related in many ways. Sport is a social and cultural activity in which social constructions of masculinity and femininity play a key role. Traditionally, sports have always been dominated by men, both in terms of participation and governance. Women were excluded from the first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens…