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Gender and the European Union

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  • Sonia Lucarelli,

Gender discrimination continues to be a reality in several parts of the world, also in Europe. The aim of this book is to provide an overview of both European Union’s (EU) gender policies and gender balance in EU institutions. It does so by looking at gender equality policies and the EU legal system concerning gender equality, women’s representation within diff erent institutions (and more particularly in the European External Action Service), gender rights as a type of human rights and the EU’s role in the external promotion of womens’ rights in third countries. The analysis shows that women’s representation in the EU institutions has increased in the last decades and that the EU has strengthened its att ention to gender rights in its external relations as well, however the results of both att empts are far from being fully satisfactory.

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Sonia Lucarelli

University of Bologna, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0003-2968-7435

Sonia Lucarelli is Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Bologna and Director of research at the Forum on the Problems of Peace and War in Florence. Among her research interests: EU foreign policy and external image; European security and International Relations theory, european identity.
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Book Title

Gender and the European Union

Editors

Sonia Lucarelli

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

78

Publication Year

2014

Copyright Information

© 2014 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6655-638-1

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978-88-6655-633-6

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Strumenti per la didattica e la ricerca

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2704-6249

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2704-5870

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