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Report on equality between women and men 2004. Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. COM (2004) 115 final, 19 February 2004

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Microsoft Word - DGempl-PE-COM_2004_115-Equality - Spring Council_EN_ACTE.d– EN EN COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES Brussels, 19.2.2004 COM(2004) 115 final REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS Report on equality between women and men , 2004 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION........................................................................................................ 3 2. PROGRESS SO FAR................................................................................................... 4 3. CHALLENGES AND POLICY ORIENTATIONS .................................................... 7 3.1. Implementing and improving equal treatment legislation ........................................... 7 3.2. Eliminating the gender pay gap and gender gaps in employment and unemployment 8 3.3. Reconciling work and family life................................................................................. 9 3.4. Promoting balanced participation of women and men in decision-making................. 9 3.5. Putting gender mainstreaming into practice............................................................... 10 3.6. Preventing and combating violence and trafficking in women.................................. 11 4. CONCLUSIONS........................................................................................................ 13 ANNEX...................................................................................................................... 15 3 1. INTRODUCTION The European Spring Council of 20-21 March 2003 invited "the Commission to prepare, in collaboration with the Member States, an annual report to the European Spring Council on developments towards gender equality and orientations for gender mainstreaming of policy areas". This report responds to that request. Equality betw

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