Gender Equality

EU extends the duration of the Gender Action Plan in external action

In 2021–2022, during the first years of the new EU Gender Action Plan (GAP III), the European Union committed €22.4 billion to contribute to building a more gender-equal world, finds a joint mid-term report by the European Commission and the European External Action Service on the implementation of the GAP III just published. The EU […]

EU releases €140 million to support the Afghan people, in particular women and girls

The European Union has agreed to release €140 million of basic needs and livelihoods assistance in the fields of education, health, agriculture and women's economic empowerment in Afghanistan. The decision to release funds, previously frozen since December 2022 in response to the Taliban's decision to ban women from working in NGOs, comes after six months […]