To mark the 8th of March celebrations, Cordis published a Results pack with a thematic collection of innovative EU-funded research results. LeTEGEPs is proudly included into the Horizon 2020 SwafS work programme, that has allocated close to EUR 83 million  to projects on gender equality in research and innovation and related actions.

..Promoting gender equality and women’s better representation in our European society is a longstanding commitment of the European Commission. Yet structural and individual barriers remain that significantly impact on the health, wealth and happiness of both women and men in Europe. EU-funded research is helping to provide a deeper understanding of gender aspects and how these barriers emerge and persist. …Gender balance is also an essential step towards getting women to participate in the decision-making process, and have equal opportunities to pursue their careers. Notably, women are still under-represented within research roles. Despite making up almost half of PhD graduates in the EU, women hold only a quarter of top positions such as full professorships, and only 11 % of patent applications are filed by women. The 2021 Ljubljana Declaration, endorsed by 36 countries, including 25 Member States, as well as by the European Commission, highlights the need to be proactive in mainstreaming gender equality across research and innovation. It emphasises that gender equality contributes to the integrity and societal responsibility of research, leveraging scientific and technological quality to higher standards, namely through integrating a gender dimension in research and innovation content…

continue and download the brochure here: https://cordis.europa.eu/article/id/435706-gender-in-research-tackling-inequalities-for-an-inclusive-european-research-area