The Policy on Gender Equality in Hungary – Update 2013

16-09-2013

This note updates the overview of gender equality in Hungary from 2010. Apart from providing the history of institutional and political development in Hungary in this area, it illustrates in particular measures taken regarding women's economic independence, the reconciliation of work and family life, women in decision-making, policies against violence against women, and the fight against stereotypes. Moreover, the two controversial issues of sexual health and rights and prostitution are briefly addressed.

This note updates the overview of gender equality in Hungary from 2010. Apart from providing the history of institutional and political development in Hungary in this area, it illustrates in particular measures taken regarding women's economic independence, the reconciliation of work and family life, women in decision-making, policies against violence against women, and the fight against stereotypes. Moreover, the two controversial issues of sexual health and rights and prostitution are briefly addressed.

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Eva Fodor (Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary)