Throughout the morning 34 people belonging to the Governing Councils, Management Boards and Equality Teams of the 4 faculties that make up the Mondragon University participated in a working session on equality guided by Elhuyar.
During this session an explanation was provided on the nature of the PLOTINA project, which they are participating in, the data extracted from the diagnosis made
There are some harmful gender norms in the society that create barriers for men as well as women, but most for women to advance in their carriers, to fulfil their potentials, and a gender equality plan can identify some of those barriers and obstacles, and identify ways to overcome those. A gender equality plan organizes the process of change, and
Definitions on Gender Equality, Work-Personal Life Integration and Culture have been agreed to ensure that all partners have a similar ‘working’ language with a common understanding of the concepts within the PLOTINA project. The following lexicon includes concepts the defining of which is important for the purposes of this project. It is not intended to be a comprehensive dictionary for
On October 23 and 24, 2017, a Gender in Physics Day (GiPD) took place in La Laguna, Tenerife, organized by the GENERA project.
The aim of the Gender-in-Physics Days is to analyse the implementation of innovative activities towards gender equality identifying gaps, barriers, as well as best practices. These events pursue the goal of gender equality in Research Performing Organizations and Research
Gender is such an important component that influences so many things in our life: our health, our wellbeing, our opportunities… so that is why it is so important to also really study gender in the research as well. It hasn’t been systematically done in the past. And one of the problems is that it is not about counting the number
On 26 – 27 September, EIGE met with gender equality stakeholders in Ljubljana to support the advancement of gender equality. EIGE presented its methods and tools that Slovenian colleagues could use to monitor & progress gender equality, such as the Gender Equality Index, Gender Statistics Database and Gender Mainstreaming Platform.
There was also a presentation of Plotina Project in the event.
The PLOTINA Unibo Team, together with the Center for gender and education studies, have participated at the European Researcher Night 2017, with the PLOTINA GAME, a game focused on career good practices and role models for women, with pictures and history of women scientists, researcher and academics. Participants had to find the same pictures in two different decks of cards
The University of Bologna has published its Gender Equality Plan (GEP) that includes actions to “identify and implement innovative strategies to promote cultural change and equal opportunities in Universities and Research Centers” (European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE).
Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna has supported the formulation of the GEP in the context of the PLOTINA Project, referring also to
On September 27, 2017, PLOTINA attended a conference on “Women meets Age: Health Between Rollers, Age and Invisibility” organized by the Vienna Women’s Health Program.
The interdisciplinary conference focused on the prevalence of negative age stereotypes and skeletal stereotypes as well as their effects on the health of women.
Women are “made old” by society at a young age. The devaluation of women