Passing the German reform of parental leave took almost ten years of work, but when it finally was lauched it had a significant positive effect on mother's employment rate. Yet legacies of a traditional family model in many of the public policies persist

Articleequal opportunities - families - good practice - institutions - labour - part-time - public expenditure - work life balance

Alexandria 1963- Athens 2015: considerations on the crisis

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Recent Turkish elections saw radical changes in parliament composition opening a new political season. Feminists and LGBT activists played a fundamental role in this renewal

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How can we make gender equality a concrete reality? How can we promote and achieve equality between women and men in responsibilities, social and or decision-making opportunities, access to and control over resources?

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Addressing change to eradicate the causes of gender inequality in science. A huge challenge that the University of Milan is facing through the STAGES project

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At the University of Pisa the TRIGGER project promotes structural change to achieve gender equality in medicine and engineering, the two academic fields that show the worst gender figures.

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The Change Academy Model is at the centre of the methodological framework of the GENOVATE project. It recognises that high education institutions are highly complex social systems: so complex, adaptive and flexible ways of thinking are required in order to create changes.

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GenderTime (Transferring Implementing Monitoring Equality) is a EU Project with the aim of promoting structural changes in research organizations to overcome the roadblocks that women in science have to face 

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A EU project with the aim of creating an environment where the capabilities of all the employees of research insititutions are valued, and female researchers are encouraged to develop their professional lives

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Seven european universities and research centres combating career instability and asymmetries in academy and research

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In the past two decades, various initiatives have been developed at European level to promote greater gender equality in research. In order to hasten change, in 2010 the trend has changed shifting from cultural change to structural change actions in order to defeat gender discrimination. GenisLab was one of the first projects.

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