Estonia, the small North Eastern European country is famous for its technological advancements1 and well-developed education system. Achieving gender equality in Estonia, however, has been more difficult than establishing an online voting system, launching Skype, or receiving the highest scores of PISA tests.2 Indeed, the numbers related to gender equality...

PLOTINA works to develop, implement and assess individual Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) by means of innovative, sustainable strategies tailored to each of the Research Performing Organizations (RPOs). In the PLOTINA Formative Toolkit the RPOs will find the most relevant information they need to ensure gender balance...

Male and Female Estonian Researchers or Simply Estonian Researchers? Until relatively recently, this combination was seen as unusual. The situation has changed since then, but the linguistic difference remains. We have women scientists as opposed to scientists (not male scientists) and women writers as opposed to writers, but we also have actresses...

What do we see when we look at the city?: “Gender, City and Space” an Event Series by Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies Center for Excellence (SU Gender) “Walkers are 'practitioners of the city,' for the city is made to be walked. A city is a language, a repository of...

In order to find out more about this newly launched PhD programme, the Gearing Roles research team at IGOT, Universidade de Lisboa, interviewed Anália Torres, the Director of the course, Professor at the Institute of Social Science and Social Policy (ISCSP), Universidade de Lisboa and Scientific Coordinator of the pioneering Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender...