The government seeks to promote equal rights, opportunities and responsibilities for men and women. One of the chief aims of its gender equality policy is to strengthen the economic independence of women and raise the percentage of women in employment. This means getting more women into work and making it possible for men and women to share work and care responsibilities more equitably.
Government: fewer official documents will note an individual’s sex
23-12-2016 | 15:30
The government has decided to reduce the number of official documents and identity cards that require the registration of the ...
Koenders inaugurates rainbow crossing in front of UN headquarters
18-09-2016 | 00:00
In New York today, foreign minister Bert Koenders, US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power and New York City officials inaugurated ...
Statutory target again for gender balance on company boards
15-01-2016 | 14:30
The government intends to maintain the statutory target for the ratio of men to women on the executive and supervisory boards of ...