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UNI Europa Equal Opportunities celebrates and encourages diversity. We believe that we can build fairer Europe by fighting the barriers created by the existent inequalities in our world.
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Women players from across the world battle for equal opportunities and pay

Thursday 30 November 2017

In 2017 more professional sportswomen than ever have united to fight for the right to compete, better pay and improved working conditions. The new Gender Equality Principles of the World Players Association lead the way. Look no further than the announcement from the Danish footballers last week. After several months of negotiations including two boycotted…

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What is the gig economy?

Wednesday 29 November 2017

It’s a hot topic but what are the realities of the ‘gig economy’ and the new types of employment created by online platforms? Watch our latest video to find out more.  

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Tracking the digital footprint

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Yesterday, UNI Europa and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, held a conference to present the report “Work in the European Gig Economy – Research results from the UK, Sweden, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Italy”. The report presents the results of an innovative survey across…

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16 pledges to end gender based violence at the workplace

Friday 24 November 2017

On November 25th, 1960, the three Mirabal sisters were assassinated for their political activism against the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. Their deaths became a symbol of feminist resistance and since 1981, this date became synonymous throughout Latin America as a day to combat and raise awareness on violence against women. In…

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European Equal Pay Day 2017

Friday 3 November 2017

Today is European Equal Pay Day 2017 when women symbolically stop earning for the rest of the year. The average hourly pay of women in Europe is 16.3% lower than that of men. European Equal Pay Day, which falls on 3 November this year, marks the moment when women effectively stop getting paid compared to…

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