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From its inception in the proposal-drafting phase, GEARING Roles partners bet on achieving institutional change through knowledge exchange and “learning by doing”. The European Commission has been funding institutional change projects since FP7, and therefore, there were so many actions and initiatives, toolkits and resources to learn from...

The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, emerged from the UN resolution 1325 (2000). This resolution stated that gender specific considerations should be brought to the centre of all “United Nations’ conflict prevention and resolution, peace-building, peacekeeping, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts.” These considerations include the views, needs, experience, knowledge and interests of...

The GEARING-Roles mentoring programme FELISE (Female Leadership in Science) officially started on July 1st 2020. This mentoring programme is coordinated by Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT). The institutions participating are currently implementing Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) as part of the GEARING project: University of Deusto, University of Lisbon, University of...

Apart from implementing 6 Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) in 6 European Institutions, the GEARING ROLES project also builds on the premise that structural gender inequality is perpetuated by attitudes, beliefs, and practices that implicitly assign stereotyped roles to men and women in organizations, universities, and society at large. Our...