COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Cultural Policies for Gender Equality

For more information see individual country profiles: 

Chapter 4.2.10 "Gender Equality and Cultural Policies" 

Legend:  √ = Yes and x = No
 

 

Studies on Women
Working in the
Cultural Sector

Public Measures to
Promote Women in
Decision-Making
Positions in
Cultural Institutions

Government Working
Group Addressing
Equality in the
Culture Sector

Albania

x

x

x

Armenia

x

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belgium Flemish

x

x

Belgium French

x

x

Bulgaria

x

x

x

Canada

Croatia

x

x

x

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

x

x

Finland

France

Georgia

x

x

x

Germany

Greece

x

Holy See

x

x

x

Hungary

x

x

x

Ireland

x

x

Italy

Latvia

x

x

Liechtenstein

x

Lithuania

x

FYR of Macedonia

x

x

Malta

x

x

Moldova

x

Monaco

x

x

x

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

x

√*

Portugal

Romania

x

Russia

x

x

San Marino

x

Serbia

x

x

x

Slovakia

x

Slovenia

x

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Ukraine

x

x

x

United Kingdom

Source:     Council of Europe/ERICarts, Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe, 18th edition, 2016.
*               There is a post of government plenipotentiary for equal legal status, however the responsibilities of the
                 plenipotentiary are not restricted to the culture sector only.


Additional material

An ERICarts Report to the European Commission: Pyramid or Pillars. Unveiling the Status of Women in Arts and Media Professions in Europe. Arcult Media, Bonn, 2000.

An ERICarts Report to the European Commission: Culture-Gates. Exposing Professional Gate-keeping Processes in Music and New Media Arts. Arcult Media, Bonn, 2003.

An ERICarts Report to the European Commission: Culture-Biz. Locating Women as Film and Book Publishing Professionals in Europe. Arcult Media, Bonn, 2005.