• Part I
  • Executive Summary
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Transposition of EU gender equality law into national law
  • 3. Central concepts of EU gender discrimination law
  • 4. Equal pay
  • 5. Occupational pension schemes
  • 6. Access to work and working conditions
  • 7. Pregnancy and maternity protection; maternity, paternity, parental and adoptionleave
  • 8. Statutory schemes of social security
  • 9. Self-employed and assisting spouses
  • 10. Goods and services
  • 11. Enforcement and compliance
  • 12. Winding up: law in the books and law in practice
  • Part II
  • National Law: Reports from the Experts of the Member States, EEA Countries,Croatia, FYR of Macedonia and Turkey
  • AUSTRIA Neda Bei
  • BELGIUM Jean Jacqmain
  • BULGARIA Genoveva Tisheva
  • CROATIA Nada Bodiroga-Vukobrat
  • CYPRUS Lia Efstratiou-Georgiades
  • CZECH REPUBLIC Kristina Koldinská
  • DENMARK Ruth Nielsen
  • ESTONIA Anu Laas
  • FINLAND Kevät Nousiainen
  • FRANCE Sylvaine Laulom
  • GERMANY Ulrike Lembke
  • GREECE Sophia Koukoulis-Spiliotopoulos
  • HUNGARY Beáta Nacsa
  • ICELAND Herdís Thorgeirsdóttir
  • IRELAND Frances Meenan
  • ITALY Simonetta Renga
  • LATVIA Kristīne Dupate
  • LIECHTENSTEIN Nicole Mathé
  • LITHUANIA Tomas Davulis
  • LUXEMBOURG Anik Raskin
  • FYR of MACEDONIA Mirjana Najcevska
  • MALTA Peter G. Xuereb
  • THE NETHERLANDS Rikki Holtmaat
  • NORWAY Helga Aune
  • POLAND Eleonora Zielińska
  • PORTUGAL Maria do Rosário Palma Ramalho
  • ROMANIA Iustina Ionescu
  • SLOVAKIA Zuzana Magurová
  • SLOVENIA Tanja Koderman Sever
  • SPAIN María Amparo Ballester Pastor
  • SWEDEN Ann Numhauser-Henning
  • TURKEY Nurhan Süral
  • UNITED KINGOM Aileen McColgan
  • Annex I Questionnaire
  • Annex II EU Directives
  • Annex III National legislation
  • Annex IV Bibliography
  • Annex V List of national equality bodies