Equality data to unveil inequalities in Europe: it’s all about political will

By Claire Fernandez, ENAR Policy Officer

Do States really want to shed light on the discrimination experience of the 60 million ethnic and religious minorities in Europe? The debate about how data can be used to better ensure equality – so-called ‘equality data’ – revolves around political will. The lack of data is conveniently used as an excuse not to act on racial discrimination. This edition of ENARgy looks into what is really at stake for European democracies when it comes to equality data: facing the reality of racism and doing something about it.

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