Preparation for the CR’s accession to the EU was the most important legitimizing force to promote gender equality in thecountry. Attitudes of the EU and Czech governmental officials and politicians towards gender equality together with changes in financial sources for Czech women’s NGOs, were the most important factors that shaped both the character of the promotion of gender equality and the possibilities and obstacles women’s civic groups faced in the promotion of their goals.
Chapter in monograph
Křížková, Alena, Hašková, Hana
The Impact of EU Accession on the Promotion of Women and Gender Equality in the Czech Republic
Křížková, Alena, Hašková, Hana. 2008. „The Impact of EU Accession on the Promotion of Women and Gender Equality in the Czech Republic.“ Pp. 155-178 in S. Roth (ed.). Gender Politics in the Expanding European Union. Mobilization, Inclusion, Exclusion. New York, Oxford: ISBN 978-1-84545-516-3.