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About LeTSGEPs
We are working together
to end gender imbalance
in research institutions,
through the use of
Gender Equality Plans.
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DESPITE GENDER EQUALITY AMONG DOCTORAL GRADUATES, WOMEN ARE STILL A MINORITY AMONG RESEARCHERS AND TOP LEVEL ACADEMIC STAFF OF EU COUNTRIES

2016 data. Source: She figures 2018, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (European Commission)

WOMEN AMONG DOCTORAL GRADUATES
WOMEN AMONG GRADE C ACADEMIC STAFF
WOMEN AMONG GRADE B ACADEMIC STAFF
WOMEN AMONG GRADE A ACADEMIC STAFF
48%
46%
40%
24%
WOMEN ARE STILL PARTICULARLY UNDER-REPRESENTED IN THE FIELDS OF STEM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS)

2016 data. Source: She figures 2018, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (European Commission)

WOMEN AMONG DOCTORAL GRADUATES
WOMEN AMONG GRADE C ACADEMIC STAFF
WOMEN AMONG GRADE B ACADEMIC STAFF
WOMEN AMONG GRADE A ACADEMIC STAFF
39%
35%
28%
15%
WOMEN ARE ALSO A MINORITY OF MEMBERS OF SCIENTIFIC AND ADVISORY BOARDS IN RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS, AND ARE ONLY 20% OF THE BOARD LEADERS

2017 data. Source: She figures 2018, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (European Commission)

WOMEN AMONG BOARD MEMBERS (INCLUDING LEADERS)

WOMEN AMONG BOARD LEADERS IN RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS

27%
20%

In the field of research and innovation, the Commission will introduce new measures to strengthen gender equality in Horizon Europe, such as the possibility to require a gender equality plan from applicants.

European Commission, “A Union of Equality: Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025”, p.17

MAKING A GENDER EQUALITY PLAN (GEP) MEANS TAKING GENDER AS A KEY CRITERIA IN PLANNING AND INTEGRATING A GENDER DIMENSION INTO POLICY.

We are building a network of Research Performing Organisations, in which those who have more experience in Gender Equality Plans and Gender Budgeting will train and mentor others.

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