The national or local Councilor for equal opportunities is an institutional figure and has its own origin in DLGS 11.04.2006 n.198, part of the Equal opportunities code.
She’s a public officer, hence she’s legally obliged to report all the crimes she knows about to legal authorities; her main subjects are: gender-based discrimination, harassment and mobbing; she works on different territorial ranges: national, regional and local.
In a reported circumstance her role is to mediate in contentious.
She is the main justice promoter in discrimination matters.
The Councilors for equal opportunities can help you because they support and monitor the respect of equality principles for men and women at work, this includes:
- monitoring the actualisation of the non-discrimination among men and women at work, both public and private and recording violations on equal opportunities matters;
- finding and pointing useful solutions to erase discrimination and gender inequality at work;
- promotion and support in juridical actions for sex-based bias at work.
The Councilor for equal opportunities is Prof. Margherita Ferro: