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  • Recommendations for action against sexual harassment in the European Research and Higher Education Sector

    [12 Jun 2020] Gender-based violence (gender discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual abuse) is prevalent at all levels of higher education and research and in all disciplines. It has destructive consequences for individuals and institutions as well as for the quality of research and education. Despite this, these questions have received very little attention both in terms of research and on the policy level in Europe. A new European Union report therefore gives 23 recommendations and calls on all stakeholders to take further action.

  • National study to increase knowledge about sexual harassment in academia

    [16 Dec 2019] In May 2020, a national prevalence study within the framework of the Research and collaboration programme to combat sexual harassment and gender-based victimisation. The study will be the first of its kind and aims to provide an evidence base for more effective efforts against sexual harassment in academia.

  • New Gender Studies Association in Sweden

    [13 Dec 2019] The inaugural meeting of a new Gender Studies Association in Sweden (ÄG) was held at the g19 research conference in Gothenburg in October. The Sveriges genusforskarförbund (Swedish Gender Research Confederation - SGF) met during the g19 conference and elected a new Board.


  • New Gender Studies Association in Sweden

    [13 Dec 2019] The inaugural meeting of a new Gender Studies Association in Sweden (ÄG) was held at the g19 research conference in Gothenburg in October. The Sveriges genusforskarförbund (Swedish Gender Research Confederation - SGF) met during the g19 conference and elected a new Board.

  • "Our silence is the biggest threat to democracy"

    [13 Dec 2019] During 2020, the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research, along with the Swedish Association of University Teachers and Researchers (SULF) and the Association of Swedish Higher Education Institutions (SUHF), intends to conduct a survey of researchers¿ experiences of being exposed to hate speech and threats. This issue was raised during the g19 researcher conference.

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