Topic outline

  • Gender equality is a fundamental challenge for any democratic society at least since 60th of the last Century. The course should provide students with an overview of the gender-equality policy framework on the European and Czech levels as well as on the level of United Nations.

  • 1. Basic concepts: equal opportunities, equal treatment etc.

  • 2. Beijing Declaration

  • 3. Beijing Platform for Actions and its evaluation

  • 4. Gender Equality Policy in the EU

  • 5. Strategic Engagement for Gender Equality 2016 – 2019

  • 6. Government’s Strategy for Equality of Women and Men 2014 – 2020

  • 7. Priorities and Actions of the Government Promoting Equality of Women and Men 2009 – 2018

  • 8. Institutional Mechanism Supporting Gender Equality Policy in the CR and EU

  • 9. Shadow Reports on Gender Equality in the CR

  • 10. Civil Society Activities

  • 11. Intersectionality as a challenge to gender equality policy

  • 12. Impact of populist politics on gender equality

  • 13. Challenge from the business sector

  • 14. Gender Equality: A Movable Target