EU legislation and the Council of Europe

DIRECTIVE 2002/73/ECof the European parliament and of the Council of 23 September 2002 amending Council Directive 76/207/EEC on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions

DIRECTIVE 2006/54/ECof the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation (recast)

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 97/80/ECof 15 December 1997 on the burden of proof in cases of discrimination based on sex

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE of 9 February 1976on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men' and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 2004/113/ECof 13 December 2004 implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in the access to and supply of goods and services

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE of 19 December 1978on the progressive implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women in matters of social security (79/7/EEC)

COUNCIL DIRECTIVEof 24 July 1986on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and womenin occupational social securityschemes(86/378/EEC)

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 86/613/EECof 11 December 1986 on the application of the principleof equal treatment between men and women engaged in an activity, includingagriculture, in a self-employed capacity, and on the protection of self-employed women during pregnancy and motherhood

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 92/85/EECOF 19 October 1992 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding (tenth individual directive within the meaning of article 16 (1) of directive 89/391/eec)

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 96/34/ECof 3 June 1996on the framework agreement on parental leave concluded by UNICE, CEEP andthe ETUC

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 96/97/ECof 20 December 1996 amending Directive 86/378/EECon the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women inoccupational social security schemes

EUROPEAN SOCIAL CHARTER

EUROPEAN PACT FOR GENDER EQUALITY

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS as amended by Protocols Nos. 11 and 14  supplemented by Protocols Nos. 1, 4, 6, 7, 12 and 13

ROADMAP FOR EQUALITY BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN 2006-2010

COUNCIL OF EUROPE GENDER EQUALITY STRATEGY 2014-2017