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Publication | 20 June 2020

Measuring Gender Equality in EU regions

Composite Indicators

The Directorate General Joint Research Centre (DG JRC) and the Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO)
developed the Regional Gender Equality Monitor based on two measures:

  • measures regional differences when females are doing worse than males
  • assesses female levels of achievement compared to the best performing region in the EU