To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, an awareness campaign was rolled out showing a dancer’s performance to express physical and emotional abuse.
The website will provide a focal point for information on public policies introduced in the Principality to promote women’s rights in the fields of gender equality and combatting violence against women.
The charter is aimed at stakeholders in the public and private sectors and seeks to change mind-sets and practices. It is made up of a series of commitments to be adopted in order to make progress towards gender equality at work.
Basic maternity leave has been extended from 16 to 18 weeks. The aim is to enable women to maintain a balance between their families and their careers.
To thank them for their commitment and support, the Government has decided to pay lump-sum grants to women’s rights organisations.
The indicators introduced by Monaco Statistics (IMSEE) will provide figures on the number of incidents in the Principality.
As part of its work on behalf of the Committee, Monaco Statistics (IMSEE) has launched a study on salaries. The aim of the study is to measure the gaps between salaries received by men and women who are employed in Monaco.
In order to deal with domestic violence during the period of confinement, the Women’s Rights Comittee has just published a fact sheet on the aid and emergency mesures available in the Principality during the COVID 19 crisis. This fact sheet is available on the website www.covid19.mc and also on the Comittee’s website, www.dfm.mc According...
The first annual report of the Women’s Rights Committee was published recently.
The programme for the day features interactive theatrical performances at The Princess Grace Theatre organised in partnership with the Soroptimist Club of Monaco.
Communication campaign and programme for the day
This awareness campaign was held to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2019. Photographs taken by the artist Mr Oneteas were displayed in the Principality. This campaign helped involving personalities in the fight for gender equality.