Successful GEP implementation depends on national frameworks: institutional engagement alone is not enough. TARGET-GEECCO policy brief

Successful GEP implementation depends on national frameworks: institutional engagement alone is not enough. TARGET-GEECCO policy brief

TARGET and GEECCO have issued a policy brief in September 2021. It is based on the experiences of both projects supporting the development and implementation of Gender Equality Plans in research funding organisations and research performing organisations (a total of 12 institutions in 11 countries). The brief reflects on what have been the main facilitating […]

Learning from gender equality policies in Austrian Research Funding Organizations

Learning from gender equality policies in Austrian Research Funding Organizations

By Angelina Kussy and Maria Caprile, (NOTUS)  At the end of September 2021, we had the pleasure to hold an online study visit on gender equality policies in three Austrian Research Funding Organizations (RFOs):  Austrian Science Fund (FWF), national funding agency on basic research, presented by Sabine Haubenwallner and Barbara Zimmermann, respectively Head of Unit of Gender […]

Co-creation workshop on gender dimension

Co-creation workshop on gender dimension

On July 21st and July 22nd 2021, TARGET organized an online co-creation workshop on the gender dimension in teaching, research and innovation content. The main aim of the workshop was to discuss how to support the integration of the gender dimension in in curricula and research content. The workshop discussed diverse forms of resistance to gender studies and gender […]

Sexual Harassment in Academia

Sexual Harassment in Academia

“Sexual harassment is an epidemic throughout global higher education systems” – with these words Bondestam & Lundqvist(2020) start their systematic review on sexual harassment in higher education. Sexual harassment can include, but is not limited to, unwelcome touching, hugging or kissing; sexually suggestive comments, cartoons or jokes that offend others; indecently exposing oneself to another person; […]

Lessons Learned From TARGET and GEECCO– a First Assessment

Lessons Learned From TARGET and GEECCO– a First Assessment

By Angela Wroblewski (Institute for Advanced Studies, IHS), Coordinator of TARGET On 11th March 2021, the joint conference of the two H2020 structural change projects GEECCO – Gender Equality in Engineering through Communication and Commitment – and TARGET – Taking a reflexive approach to gender equality for institutional transformation – took place. Even though the projects differ […]

The gender dimension in teaching content

The gender dimension in teaching content

A workshop on the gender dimension in teaching content was held on 8th April 2021 at the University Hassan II Casablanca. It is one of the few universities in Morocco with gender research structures providing Master and PhD courses.  The objective of the workshop was to open a debate at the university in order to […]

How to Link Gender Equality to Sustainable Development in Practice: The Mediterranean Network of Engineering Schools (RMEI) Knows…

How to Link Gender Equality to Sustainable Development in Practice: The Mediterranean Network of Engineering Schools (RMEI) Knows…

By Anastasia Zabaniotou (School of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Mediterranean Network of Schools of Engineering and Management (RMEI)  The Mediterranean Network of Engineering Schools (RMEI) was established in 1997 in France, by around 100 Engineering Schools from different Mediterranean countries. The network was later affiliated to UNESCO UniTwin chair of Sustainable Development Innovations (http://www.rmei.info/index.php/en/). The network […]

New GEPs publication by ELIAMEP

New GEPs publication by ELIAMEP

In January 2021, ELIAMEP issued a publication in Greek on Gender Equality Plans (GEPs), based on the three tools developed within TARGET (gender equality audit, designing a GEP, and monitoring and self-assessment). This publication aims to raise awareness about the value of a GEP and provide guidance on how to initiate and implement it  The publication builds […]

Developing a process to promote Gender Equality at Sousse University

Developing a process to promote Gender Equality at Sousse University

20/09/2020 Gender equality has become one of the most acquired human rights especially in the academic promotion of the teaching staff at higher education that is invigorated by the worldwide flourishing process of globalization and democratization. The main objective is to promote gender equality in Tunisian higher education. Inspired by TARGET H2020 project and ENISO’s […]