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Gender cannot be isolated. Gender interconnects, intermingles, intersects, with other social divisions, such as ethnicity and class. Hence the term, intersectionality

Articlefeminism - research - social inclusion

A transnational research project, funded by the EU and based on interviews in five countries, reveals who are the buyers of paid sex 

ArticleEurope - prostitution

Feminizmuzerine is the blog of a group of students from the Department of Western Languages and Literatures, Boğaziçi University. The aim of the blog is to translate international articles about feminism to Turkish in order to share, spread, open debate, bring ideas but they also translate Turkish...


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

Articleeconomic crisis - Europe

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

Articleequal opportunities - feminism - institutions

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?

Articleequal opportunities - institutions - research - science

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


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.

Articleaffirmative actions - equal opportunities - Europe - innovation - institutions - science

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.

Articleequal opportunities - research - science

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 

Articleaffirmative actions - equal opportunities - research - science