Work, Welfare and Inequalities in Europe

Event Work, Welfare and Inequalities in Europe – The Research Perspective A one day seminar will be organised on the 10th Oct 2016  at VML02 – Rue van Maerlant 2, Brussels Belgium to present research evidence related to the present and future of European welfare and work, reversing inequalities, social investment and poverty. Findings will be…

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Gender dimension, trafficking human beings

Gender dimension of trafficking in people This study contributes to the identification and understanding of what is  meant by: ‘taking into account the gender perspective, to strengthen the prevention of this crime and protection of the victims thereof’, as required in Article 1 of European Union (EU  Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in…

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European Journal of Psychotraumatology – new editorial gender policy

EU Journal of Psychotraumatology new editorial gender policies. Editor-in-Chief Miranda Olff introduces new editorial Gender Policy: Authors must comply with the EJPT gender policy,  developed on the basis of recommendations from the European Association of Science Editors (EASE) Gender Policy Committee. All articles submitted to EJPT must: *   report the sex of research subjects *  …

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Equal number by gender of parliamentary candidates.

Equal number of male and female parliamentary candidates. NICOLA Sturgeon is underlining  support for a legislated candidate quotas of 50 per cent women for all political parties by 2020. The Scottish First Minister is speaking at a conference next month organised by the Women 50:50 campaign that was recently awarded funding by the Joseph Rowntree…

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Gender gap in Scientific research

Scientific research has a gender gap, and not just in humans. In many disciplines, the animals used to study diseases and drugs are mostly male, which might significantly reduce the reliability of research and create drugs that may not work in half the population. A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience suggests that…

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European Gender Medicine Project Final Conference

PRESS RELEASE European Gender Medicine Project hosts final conference in Brussels 30 June 2015, In a one day final conference hosted by the Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the European Union, the European Gender Medicine Project (EUGenMed) partners met with over eighty experts and stakeholders to discuss the future of Gender…

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EGA conference – session 4, Health Equality, sustainable access to medicines

EGA conference: session 4, Health Equality, sustainable access to medicines Presentation by Peggy Maguire in her role as President, EPHA. Presentation outline:Background info re: EPHA & health inequalities Challenges and opportunities for narrowing health inequalities in Europe Changing healthcare environments Economic crisis & austerity Health literacy & patient empowerment Sex and gender in medications Investing…

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EIGE Gender Statistics Database – Violence

Online Discussion – EIGE Gender Statistics Database-Section on Violence  11/05/2015 Please note registrations end on 28/05/2015 If you are a registered member of  EuroGender, click on 28 May on EuroGender Calendar and Join the event.  If not, then click to register. European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) invites participation in online discussion “EIGE’s Gender Statistics…

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Sex and Gender in Medical Education

Sex and Gender in Medical Education European Gender Medicine (EUGENMED) WORKSHOP  2015 This file can be downloaded as a PDF Eugenmed Expert Workshop This was held on 4 March 2015, at European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels, Belgium The failure to acknowledge the impact of sex and gender (S&G) differences will affect the quality of…

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Sex and gender in medicines regulation

EUGenMed Experts Workshop Held on 4 March 2015, European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels, Belgium Translating the evidence from S&G research into regulatory practice will lead to more targeted, effective opportunities for prevention, treatment and care. This workshop examined how S&G consideration are integrated into Medicines Regulation and information. Download this information as a Pdf…

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