The European Commission has awarded a consortium of organisations a contract to implement the project “European Women Shareholders Demand Gender Equality” under the PROGRESS Programme of the European Union. This consortium includes the German Women Lawyers Association (djb) as the project coordinator and the following co-beneficiary partners. These are the non-governmental organisations EWLA, EWLA Bulgaria, the French Women Lawyers Association (A.F.F.J.) and the Hungarian Women (Advocate) Lawyers Association as well as the Finland Chamber of Commerce and the University of West of England, Bristol, for coordination purposes. The Ministry for Justice and Gender Equality of Saxony-Anhalt is hosting the closure event and the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is responsible for evaluation and dissemination.
The project is co-funded by the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, the Ministry for Justice and Gender Equality of Saxony-Anhalt and the Finland Chamber of Commerce.