Press Release: Women earn 15% less than men in the EU and are still finding work/ life balance difficult – Commission report

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Series Details IP/06/224 (24.2.06)
Publication Date 24/02/2006
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Women in the EU earn 15% less than men and progress has been slow in closing gender gaps with men, according to a European Commission report published on 24 February 2006. The 'Report on equality between women and men 2006' called on EU Member States to provide better ways to help women deal with home and work pressures. It was to be submitted to the European leaders at the Spring European Council on 23-24 March 2006.

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European Commission: DG Employment and Social Affairs: Report on equality between women and men, 2006

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