New Opportunities for Women (NOW)

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History

as part of the 'Third action programme on equal opportunities for women and men' implemented by E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC); subsequently came within U-XK1203 - ADAPT and Employment and the Development of Human Resources 1994-1999 initiatives, when referred to as Employment-Now. Together with U-XK0118 - HORIZON, 'INTEGRA' - replacing U-XK1540 - INCLUSION - and U-XK1204 - YOUTHSTART, activities now part of 'Employment Community Initiative 2000-2006' No longer exists.

Aims

Improve equal opportunities for women with regard to employment, mainly through measures concerning training and access to high-tech and management jobs; promote better education for women; upgrade their skills; help them to re-enter the job market; provide financial assistance for guidance, advice, training and job opportunities for long-term unemployed women and young women without qualifications; support complementary measures, including improvement of day-care facilities for children.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

UIA Org ID

XK0182

Last News

2000

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