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The right to work in opportunities equality, included in the Organic Law 3/2007, of March the 22nd, for the effective equality between women and men

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
This policy establishes a broad guidelines regarding to: / - Treatment and opportunities equality in the labour market / - Equality and conciliation / - Equality plans in the companies and other measures to promote equality / - Certification to the companies in equality goals /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
  • equal opportunities
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
From 2007
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Structural
  • Budgets: Unspecified
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: Unspecified
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
The main objective is to increase the women participation in the labour market and to make progress in the effective equality between women and men through the improvement of the women employability and job maintenance, enhancing their educational level and promoting their adjust to the labour market demands.
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
To promote the elaboration of equality plans by the companies, the motherhood benefits and the conciliation between labour and family life
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
To achieve the total and real equality between women and men in the labour market
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • others (Equality between women and men in the labour market and conciliation between labour and family life)
Intended target group
Mainly women
Working age population
  • care responsibilities (care for children [0-16/16+], for elderly or other family members) (This policy is addressed to conciliate the labour and personal and family life)
  • educational level (low/medium/high) (Any educational level)
  • employment situation (Unspecified (non-relevant))
  • family situation (married/separated/single) (Unspecified (non-relevant))
  • income level (low/medium/high) (Unspecified (non-relevant))
  • main source of income: paid work
Employers-private institutional actors
Any company
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • central state (Head of State and the Work and Social Affairs Ministry)
Intended output
  • others (Unspecified)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
Intended and unintended outcomes
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
This policy promotes the inclusion of women in the labour market and in the social life and the treatment and opportunities equality.
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