Tag: Ncpe

Gender and pension gap issues still to be addressed, Equality Commissioner

The project was aimed at addressing the gender gaps over the life-cycle by increasing awareness on both the gender pay gap and gender pension gap. The project was carried out over two years.

The NCPE reiterates its stance in favour of the prostitution reform

The National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) has reiterated its stance in favour of a prostitution reform. The NCPE said that the prostitution reform should send a clear message against exploitation and gender inequality.

‘Women earn on average 12% less than men in Malta’

Women in Malta earn on average 12% less than their male counterparts, NCPE Commissioner Renee Laviera stated. She pointed out that the...

Penalise sex-buyers – NCPE

prostitution is not gender-neutral. In its submission to the current public consultation on the subject, the NCPE said that the absolute majority of prostitutes are women and the absolute majority of clients, pimps and traffickers are men. NCPE said that a defining feature of prostitution is power and control of men over women, which both reflects and reinforces a patriarchal society.

“Using ‘handyman’ instead of ‘handyperson’ in job adverts is discriminatory” –...

The National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) stated that job adverts based on stereotypical assumptions can be discriminatory as they omit groups...

Footage of woman pelted with eggs, ‘wrong on so many levels’...

The National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) has called a video showing a woman being pelted with eggs at a bachelor’s party,...

NCPE encourages more female participation in EP elections

The National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) is encouraging more women to run for European Parliament elections this coming May. While noting...

NCPE commissioner selected for equality role at EU level

Renee Laiviera, the National Commissioner for the Promotion of Equality, has become the first Maltese person to be elected to the role of Vice...

European Commission recommends stronger equality bodies in Member States

The National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) recomends stronger equality bodies in Member state. NCPE stated that as an equality agency it is...