Tag: affirmative actions

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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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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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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The Ministry of Equal Opportunities of Slovenia launched a contest for the visual identity of a project aiming at addressing gender stereotypes. The response to the open call saved several surprises: outcomes and lessons learned from this innovative initiative

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A new portal is collecting resources about gender and science. The very first phase of the project was trying to answer two pivotal questions: is it really useful? And for whom? This is how they did it

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Changing the narratives and practices of living the crisis is fundamental to challenge this historical moment and turn it all around from disgracefull to fruitfull. Stepping out capitalocentrism means valuing everyday relationship-based-strategies of informal economics put in place to survive the global crisis, which could lead to social change.

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Female genital mutilation is still perceived in many countries as a symbolic step in the construction of gender identity. The practice exists also in immigration countries. But alternative rites are being fostered. Interview with Nafissatou Diop, coordinator of the Unicef and Unfpa programme "accelerating change"

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