Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU


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The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission proclaimed this text as the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in 2010.

Article 23 proclaims the equality between women and men. It demands that equality between women and men must be ensured in all areas, including employment, work and pay.

In addition, the principle of equality shall not prevent the maintenance or adoption of measures providing for specific advantages in favour of the under-represented sex.

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