The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an EU agency working to make gender equality a reality in the EU and beyond. For this, it provides research, data and good practices by:
- Producing studies and collects statistics about gender equality in the EU.
- Monitoring how the EU meets its international commitment for gender equality, referred to as the Beijing Platform for Action, and produces an annual progress report on this.
- Working to stop violence against women and coordinates the European White Ribbon Campaign to engage men in the cause.
- Sharing its knowledge and online resources and supports the EU institutions, EU Member States and stakeholders from many different fields in their efforts to address gender inequalities in Europe and beyond.