CIDEU Reports and Studies
Reports and Studies on Civil Society, Inclusion, and Diversity in the EU
Find below reports and studies by European Union Institutions on civil society, inclusion, and diversity in the EU, and click on any title to view more. Return to the Jean Monnet Chair CIDEU main page here.
Find below reports and studies on gender equality in European government, civil society, finance, and more, compiled by European institutions and organizations. Click on any feature title to learn more.
Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025| 2020Establishes the Commission's immediate, five year plan for increasing gender equality in the EU.
The Regional Gender Equality Monitor| 2019This research establishes and analyzes the results of two distinct indicies concerning gender equality in seven domains.
Gender Sensitive Parliaments Tool| 2019Measures gender equality levels within national parliaments by looking at five key areas.
Beijing: an overview of the Beijing platform for action| 2012This report provides an overview of the Beijing platform for action addressing women's equality.
Beijing Platform for Action Reviews| 2012The EIGE has published overall and subject based reviews of the progress made since the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action.
Gender Budgeting: Step-by-Step Toolkit| 2020Provides background on gender budgeting and guidance for its implementation throughout the EU.
Gender Equality Index| 2013The gender equality index is an indicator designed to measure gender equality progress in the EU. The EIGE publishes yearly individual country reports along with theme-based comparative reports.
Country InformationA hub for research on each individual EU member state regarding policies impacting gender equality like parental leave, wage gaps, gender-based violence, etc.
Gaps in the EU Labour Market Participation Rates: an intersectional assessment of the role of gender and migrant status| 2020Analyzes how the intersection of gender and migrant status affect employment and integration.
Violence Against Women
Find below reports and studies on violence against women compiled by European institutions and organizations. Click on any feature title to learn more.
Violence against women and the EU accession to the Istanbul Convention| 2018This study has three main objectives: 1) providing an overview of progress in the area of violence against women; 2) expressing the current status of the ratification/implementation of the Istanbul Convention in member states; and 3) analysing EU accession to the Istanbul Convention and its consequences.
Terminology and indicators for data collection: Rape, femicide and intimate partner violence| 2017This report develops a measure for violence against women using concrete definitions of rape, femicide, and intimate partner violence.
Find below reports and studies on LGBTQIA rights, equality, and structures, compiled by European institutions and organizations. Click on any feature title to learn more.
LGBTIQ Equality Strategy 2020-2025| 2020Establishes the Commission's immediate, five year plan for increasing LGBTIQ equality in the EU.
Sexual orientation discrimination law outside the labour market| 2020This report analyzes national protections against discrimination in four areas: social protection, social advantages, education, and access to goods and services.
Legal gender recognition in the EU: The journeys of trans people towards full equality| 2020This study aims to provide an overview of the situation of transgender people in the EU and analyze the outcomes for transgender individuals of policies allowing Legal Gender Recognition.
Leave policies and practice for non-traditional families| 2020Analyzes parent leave schemes for non-traditional and/or non-nuclear families in EU member states.
Find below reports and studies on minority groups, including migrants, as compiled by European institutions and organizations. Click on any feature title to learn more.
Asylum Report 2022: Annual Report on the Situation of Asylum in the European UnionThis comprehensive report covers topics that include procedures to assess protection needs, legal developments, policy changes, and the needs of asylum seekers who are female, disabled, LGBTQI, and/or minors.
Migration: Key Fundamental Rights Concerns| 2018Quarterly bulletin on legal and policy developments affecting migrants.
Antisemitism Annual Update| 2014Provides an overview of data on antisemitism in the EU.
The meaning of racial or ethnic origin in EU law: between stereotypes and identities| 2017This report grapples with the lack of definition for the terms racial or ethnic origin in anti-discrimination law and how these terms are the product of social constructs.
Find below reports and studies on EU-level parties, as compiled by European institutions and organizations. Click on any feature title to learn more.
Women’s Role in the Digital Transformation of Our Economy and Our Society| 2019An examination of the status women in the ICT sector and a resolution with regards to the EPP's positions and suggestions for inclusion policies.
Violence against Women Resolution| 2017Establishes the EPP's postion on the need for greater action regarding violence against women.
Migration and Integration: The Impact on Women Resolution| 2016A resolution establishing the EPP's position and recommendations on gender specific aspects of migration.
Women and Entrepreneurship Resolution| 2014Delineates the EPP's suggestion to the European Commission regarding promoting female entrepreneurship.
The Milestones in Our Fight Against Anti-Gypsyism| 2018Publication providing an overview of the status of Roma people in the EU and relating S & D action.
LGBTI Rights are Human Rights - Our Call for Action (in English, Dutch, and French)| 2016Publication establishing S & D policy aims in the area of LGBTI rights throughout the EU.
S & D Position Paper on LGBTI Rights| 2016The S & D's call for a more ambitious policy program ensuring the rights of LGBTI people.
Europe and the Threat from Extremism and Populism. A Progressive Response| 2014Analyzes the threat of growing populist/nationalist movements in the EU and their impact particularly on minorities.
Gender and Trade - Policy Paper| 2021A look at the gendered impact of trade and Renew's policy recommendations.
10 Commitments for LGBTI Rights| 2020Renew's ten policy commitments with regards to LGBTI rights.
MAKING THE EU FOREIGN POLICY A FEMINIST ONE| 2021Looks at feminist foreign policy concepts across different subfields and makes recommendations.
THE GENDER BUDGETING REPORT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT| 2021A preliminary report on gender budgeting in the EU.
THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF THIRD-COUNTRY MIGRANT WORKERS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION (in English, Dutch, French, Spanish, and Portuguese)| 2020Delineates the Greens/EFA policy demands regarding migrant workers, particularly social rights.
Communication Toolkit on Gender and Climate| 2018Information on the gendered aspects of climate change.
Europe's Demographic Winter| 2019An analysis of Europe's aging population and looming demographic crisis.
Equal work for unequal pay The discrimination of women at work: An explainer| 2020An overview of pay discrimination and its consequences along with the GUE/NGL's broad recommendations.
Europe’s Legal Shortfalls on Violence against Women| 2020A brief overview of statistics regarding violence against women, EU policy, and the GUE/NGL's policy aims.
Explainer: Black Lives Matter in Europe too| 2020A brief explainer on the Black Lives Matter movement and status of Black persons in the EU.
Gender, Equality, Solidarity, Action: GUE/NGL’s work in the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality| 2016Covers priorities and party work in the area of gender equality.
EU-Level Civil Society Networks
Find below reports and studies on civil society networks in the EU as compiled by European institutions and organizations. Click on any feature title to learn more.
SUSPICION, DISCRIMINATION AND SURVEILLANCE: The impact of counter-terrorism law and policy on racialised groups at risk of racism in Europe| 2021This report analyzes the impacts of counterterrorism initiatives/policies in the EU on racialized groups.
Country Report Gender Equality| 2013This report analyzes member-state transposition and implementation of EU gender equality directives.
Country Report Non-Discrimination| 2013This report analyzes member-state transposition and implementation of EU non-discrimination directives.
Comparative analyses of non-discrimination and gender equality law in Europe| 2012The Equality Law Network publishes annual comparative analyses of gender-equality and non-discrimination law across the EU.
Thematic Resources: Strategic litigation| 2010A collection of publications outlining the strategy of strategic litigation and implementation in the case of LGBTI rights.
European Equality Law Review| 2008The European Equality Law Review is a biannual look at recent developments in EU equality law.
Thematic Resources: Hate Crime and Speech| 2006A collection of reports on LGBTI people and hate crime and speech in the EU.