European Professionals call for true gender equality
The European Council for Professionals and Managers (Eurocadres) and The European Council of the Liberal Professions (CEPLIS), have adopted a joint position on the advancement of gender equality throughout the European Union.
Gender equity has been a longstanding call of European Professionals, who have continuously called for European and national action to guarantee parity regardless of worker’s gender.
Eurocadres and CEPLIS have been encouraged by the action from the European institutions over the past number of months, yet more must be done to improve the current gender pay gap of 14.1% (with women in the EU earn on average almost 15% less per hour than men) and the pension pay gap of 29%. Our move towards gender equality can be accelerated through the adoption of the following key strategies.