Gender and SDGs in R&I


Enhancing knowledge and understanding on gender and Agenda 2030/SDGs for policy development in European Funds for R&I is the aim of a new GENDERACTION task that focuses on mapping and disseminating recent research results, as well as benchmarking policy development, identifying promising concepts and tools for gender and sustainability in the design of European Funds […]

Gender mainstreaming in ESF and ERDF


A new GENDERACTION policy brief with strategic advice for the integration of gender into the content and evaluation of the ESF+ & ERDF operational programmes for research and innovation as part of advancing gender equality in ERA is now available. It is based on the results of the GENDERACTION Mutual Learning Workshop on Gender in […]

She Figures 2021: infographic


Since the European Commission’s ERA Communication of 2012, gender equality as a priority has been strengthened progressively. The She Figures publication, first released in 2003 and updated every three years since, monitors with comparable pan-European data the state of gender equality in R&I. The data follow the ‘chronological journey’ of women from graduating from doctoral […]

#DeepeningERA event is over, GENDERACTION goes on


2 days of GENDERACTION final conference are over. Overall 269 people from 26 European countries registered for and 195 of them attended the online event organised jointly by GENDERACTION and the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It gave a floor to 25 great speakers in four debates and two key notes. […]

Our 7th newsletter is out!


The 7th GENDERACTION newsletter brings you updates covering what has been happening over the first half of 2021. In this newsletter: GENDERACTION Final Event EU Impact Plan & National Impact Plans Mutual Learning Workshops Policy briefs Other Information, News and Events See the newsletter in your browser, download the newsletter in PDF and subscribe, if […]

#DeepeningERA conference: Registration open!


  We are happy to announce that registration for the joint conference of GENDERACTION and Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union is open! The conference Deepening the ERA through Gender Equality will provide a platform for Member States, Research Funders, ERA stakeholders and experts to reflect on the recent advances in gender […]

Horizon Europe Work Programme adopted


For calls with deadlines in 2022 and onwards, having a Gender Equality Plan (GEP) will be an eligibility criterion for all public bodies, higher education institutions and research organisations wishing to participate in Horizon Europe. Mandatory requirements for a GEP Be a public document: The GEP should be a formal document signed by the top […]

National impact plans 2021


In February 2020, GENDERACTION organised a mutual learning workshop on communication and impact building for members of the GENDERACTION consortium. Consortium members were asked to compile and implement their national impact plan and update it for the year 2021. The aim of the impact plans is to use the GENDERACTION outputs and support or initiate […]

EU impact plan 2021


The main goal of the EU impact plan is to increase general awareness and build ownership and uptake of gender equality objectives and measures in R&I in terms of their implementation in Horizon Europe and the European Research Area. After more than a year, we have fully adapted to the situation caused by the pandemic […]

Mutual Learning Workshop on Gender and Digitalization


The Exploratory Mutual Learning Workshop (MLW) was organized within the framework of the Horizon 2020 GENDERACTION project and coordinated by the Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation under European Research Area and Innovation Committee (ERAC SWG GRI). Objectives of the Workshop: Establish contacts and network on gender and digitalization Discuss the latest developments […]