Spheres of activities in Division III Women and Equality

The Federal Chancellery contains a Division for Women's Affairs and Equality which is divided into six departments working in the following areas:

  • The coordination and realisation of gender mainstreaming – an initiative of the Federal Government at a federal level
  • The organisation of projects and events which are of specific relevance to women Equal treatment in the private sector and for federal employees, as well as providing support for the Equal Treatment Commissions and Senates Protection from and prevention of violence
  • The creation of studies and publications which are of specific relevance to women Contacts with women’s initiatives and the award of subsidies to women's projects Ensuring that the interests of women’s policy are taken into consideration in the legislative process
  • The representation of the fundamental interests of female migrants Issues related to socio-economic equality Women’s affairs in an international context and in the EU
  • The women’s service point of the Federal Minister