RIGHTS, EQUALITY AND CITIZENSHIP PROGRAMME (REC)

RIGHTS, EQUALITY AND CITIZENSHIP PROGRAMME (REC)

The Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020 defends the rights and freedoms that people are entitled to under EU law. It aims to:

  • promote non-discrimination
  • combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance
  • promote gender equality and gender mainstreaming
  • prevent violence against children, young people, women and other groups at risk
  • promote the rights of the child
  • ensure the protection of personal data in the EU
  • promote EU citizenship rights
  • enforce consumer rights

The budget for the programme is EUR 439.5 million over the period 2014-2020.