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EU Gender Directive:
What you need to know

From 21 December 2012, insurers can no longer price premiums based on gender differences.

This means that more reasonable costs for females are now a thing of the past. Find out all you need to know about the ruling with the articles on this page.

And find out how you can beat premium hikes in other ways.

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Why is the EU interfering with our car insurance prices?

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Almost 50 per cent of motorists haven't heard of the EU gender directive, according to research by Confused.com. But motorists need to act now to beat the resulting car insurance price hikes.

Life insurance: Women to pay the price for equality

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Gender discrimination or equality? Women live longer so they pay less for life insurance than men. But the cost of cover for women is set to rise following an EU ban on using gender to set insurance prices.


Car insurance price index

Car insurance price index

How much should you be paying for car insurance? Check the latest Confused.com Car Insurance Price Index, in association with Towers Watson.

How insurance will change after 21 December

How insurance will change after 21 December factsheet

The pricing of car insurance, home insurance and annuities is changing on 21 December. Download our factsheet and see how you'll be affected.


UK caught in the gender blender: Report

Gender blender

Confused.com has compiled this comprehensive report on how the population looks at gender, how the gender lines are being blurred and what effect this is having on wider society, not just our financial products.

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