Mainstreaming Gender Equality and Promoting Work-Life Balance

The Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Norwegian financial mechanism 2009-2014 was signed on 8 June 2011 by the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Estonia. According to the memorandum, Estonia receives €23 680 000 from Norway in the form of grant assistance. €2 000 000 of that support is allocated for the implementation of the programme "Mainstreaming Gender Equality and Promoting Work-Life Balance"

General Information

  • Programme Operator
    Department of Gender Equality in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Financing
  • Programme Partner
    Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs
  • Programme Grant
    €2 000 000
  • National Co-Financing
    €352 941
  • End of Programme
    30 April 2016

General Framework

  • Developing a new concept for gathering and analyzing gender pay gap statistics
  • Promoting gender equality through empowerment and mainstreaming
  • Promoting gender equality through the formation and/or implementation of systemic structures that raise awareness on the importance of gender equality among various target groups and stakeholders 
  • Promoting a balance between work, private, and family life by enabling the reconciliation of work and private lives
  • Enhancing the capacity of networks and organizations active in the field 

Last updated: 27.06.2022