National Plan for Gender Equality, Citizenship and non-discrimination (2014-2017)

Where
Portugal
When
2016
Who
Comission for Citizenship and Gender Equality
Key objectives of the measure:
  1. Reinforce gender equality in all government areas and gender dimension in the activities of all Ministries, becoming an important vehicle for intersectorial coordination of gender equality policy and non discimination based on sex and sexual orientation.
  2. Reinforce intervention in different areas such as education, health and labour market, having in mind continuance of the ultimate objective of gender equality in all areas of society.
Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
legislative, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The Plan is based on a triple approach. On the one hand, the strengthening of gender mainstreaming, in order to ensure its integration into all areas of political activity and social reality, in order to build a full citizenship within the public and private spheres, integrating the Gender equality and non-discrimination as a requirement for good governance. On the other, the combination of this strategy with specific actions, including positive actions, aimed at overcoming the inequalities that affect women in particular. Also, the introduction of a gender perspective in all areas of discrimination, with a particular focus on the different impacts of this on men and women.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

To ensure the close articulation between the Plan and existent national plans and programs in sectorial or transversal policy areas, relevant to the construction and deeepening of gender equality and non-discrimination on the basis of sex and sexual orientation.

 

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Included in the different Ministries budgets.

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

This information wasn't available but since the Plan for 2014-2017 is the 5th National Plan, its continued implementation means that, even with changes and corrections, the main objectives were attained and essential to maintain.

Indicators used to determine impact:
Information not available
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation