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Monitoring of GEP implementation - why is it important?
Monitoring of GEP implementation - why is it important?
Florian Holzinger, Sarah Beranek , (Joanneum Research)

As the EIGE GEAR Tool makes clear, monitoring is an important part of GEP development and implementation. Every GEP should include monitoring activities. In this blogpost, we explore why monitoring is important and try to give some general recommendations how an efficient GEP monitoring could look like.

Gender Equality and Structural Change in Research and Academia in Germany – CHANGE and SPEAR join forces
Gender Equality and Structural Change in Research and Academia in Germany – CHANGE and SPEAR join forces
Christine Steffens, Jennifer Dahmen (RWTH Aachen University)

In Germany, gender equality at Higher Education Institutions (HEI) lies, since a reform in 2006, in the responsibility of the federal states. Its legal anchoring therefore varies from state to state.

 

Humour against gender equality stereotypes
Humour against gender equality stereotypes
Rositsa Doneva, Iliana Sahandzhieva, Silvia Gaftandzhieva (Plovdiv University)

Since long ago comedy can and has being used to promote broader the theme of women’s empowerment and gender equality, by not just making us laugh, but through challenging stereotypes with a wide and engaged audience.

COVID-19 challenges in research and academia: Lessons and further improvements
COVID-19 challenges in research and academia: Lessons and further improvements
Evdokia Bairampa

In the past months, Europe experienced new ways of living due to the effects of COVID-19. We all learnt what it means to self-quarantine, work from home, home-school children, lose a job or even a loved one. Each person’s situation was different, but for sure, the coronavirus revealed a different reality for women and men.