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LGBT Coordinator / LGBT Friendly Faculty

Nel dicembre 2019 la Facoltà di Matematica e Fisica dell'Università di Lubiana è stata la prima facoltà del paese ad essere LGBT-friendly, prevedendo un coordinatore LGBT. Il ruolo del coordinatore è quello di incoraggiare gli studenti a chiedere aiuto se hanno bisogno di suggerimenti, di supporto, consigli se hanno problemi familiari o sono vittime di violenza fisica. Anche professori, assistenti o altri membri della facoltà possono essere un pun

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Azioni di contrasto al sessismo e all’omofobia - ACSO (Actions to contrast sexism and homophobia)

This is a training model (ACSO) for the Technical and Administrative Staff at Universities, aimed at contrasting sexism and homophobia and promoting organizational well-being in working groups and working organizations. The aim of the training is to equip Technical and Administrative Staff with cognitive and metacognitive elements and strategies necessary to recognize and critically analyze behaviors and situations in which sexist and homotranspho

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Napoli DiverCity (2014 - 2016)

It offered services of consultancy, training, communication and research, with a territorial support network. To support people at the University of Naples and in the city context through activities of listening, training, communication; to do research on the topic.

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Claves Para Atender La Diversidad Afectivo-sexual En El Contexto Educativo Desde Un Enfoque Global Escolar

The article focuses into various strategies to be considered when addressing homophobia and transphobia, homophobic and transphobic bullying behaviors and improving attention to affective-sexual diversity from a global school approach that help to prevent any homophobic and transphobic discrimination and to direct the heteronormative cultures that exist in school. Tools and instruments are given to combat exclusion of students and prevention.

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Osservatorio di Genere

A cultural association that carries out projects on gender and equality issues, with scientific relevance (seminars, conferences, studies, laboratories). Valuing women professional identities and competences is the main commitment of the association. It promotes equal opportunities and active citizenship and acts as a monitoring centre.

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Osservatorio di Genere

Associazione culturale che realizza progetti su tematiche di genere e uguaglianza, con rilevanza scientifica (seminari, convegni, studi, laboratori). Valorizzare le identità e le competenze professionali delle donne è l'impegno principale dell'associazione. Promuove le pari opportunità e la cittadinanza attiva e funge da centro di monitoraggio.

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National Network of University Committees for Equal Opportunities

This is a National network gathering local Universities’ Committees for the protection of gender equality and against discriminations (CUGs) and other Equal Opportunities bodies (where CUGs have not been constituted yet) in Italian Universities. Their objectives: 1) To compare and disseminate analyses, proposals and experiences aiming at raising gender equality concerns and contrasting discrimination within Italian Universities; 2) To promote and

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Laboratorio Interdisciplinare di ricerca su Corpi, Diritti, Conflitti

This is a laboratory that promotes and coordinates inter and trans-disciplinary teaching and research activities on diversity. The laboratory 1) produces documentary material, research on the issues of differences (gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, social class, age, religious belief, relating to bodily dis / skills, etc.) and on the intersections of these categories, on their mutual interaction or with other dimensions of identity, which are

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BeLonG To

BeLonG To specifically support LGBTI+ youth, and are unique in that regard. They provide support to youth, parents & carers, perform research, and conduct professional support. Some of BeLonG To’s work include; training for teachers; training & supports for mental health of LGBTI+ young people; corporate workshops; research. They also provide support resources, such as guidelines, toolkits, codes of conduct, evaluation methods, reports, assessment

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Osservatorio Interdipartimentale sulla diffusione degli studi di genere e delle pari opportunità (OGEPO)

This is an Inter-departmental Observatory for Gender Studies and Equal Opportunities. The main objectives are; to promote research on gender studies, the presence of women in history, their representation in society; to activate a network FORUM that connects the University of Salerno with other institutional bodies at the provincial, regional, national and international level, aimed at exchanging and circulating information, as well as planning in

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ULEX Project

The training courses are for anyone involved in LGBTQI and feminist activism, who identify as trans*, non-binary and gender non-conforming. It embraces a broad definition of activism, including: 1. Resistance – action preventing further damage to ecosystems and social justice; 2. Renewal – action focused on developing and creating alternatives for healthier societies and communities; and 3. Building Resilience – action supporting increased resilie

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ULEX Project

I corsi di formazione sono rivolti alle persone coinvolte nell'attivismo LGBTQI e nell’attivismo femminista, e a tutti coloro che si identifichino come persone trans *, non binary e gender non conforming. Comprende un'ampia definizione di attivismo, tra cui: 1) Resistenza – azione: che previene ulteriori danni agli ecosistemi e alla giustizia sociale; 2) Rinnovamento – azione: incentrata sullo sviluppo e la creazione di alternative per società e c

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UCD Gender Identity and Expression Policy

This document lays out the purpose and scope of the policy, and the roles and responsibilities of the university, staff and students. It gives definitions related to gender identity and outlines the various supports provided by the university for staff and students. It lays the foundations for building policy and mechanisms to support and be inclusive of gender identity and expression. Students and staff can find gender neutral facilities, avail o

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LGBT Coordinator / LGBT Friendly Faculty

In December 2019 The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana became the first of Ljubljana's faculties to be LGBT-friendly and got an LGBT coordinator. The coordinator encourages students to reach out to them - If students have any suggestions or questions, if they need support, outing advice, help, family problems, being a victim or witnessing moderate or even physical violence, if they encounter an inappropriate relationship

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Universitrans

Universitrans is an information and awareness project on trans issues in the academic context. Universitrans is mainly aimed at trans students who, during their university career, are undertaking or have already started a gender transition path and who, pending the modification of the register, need a temporary bureaucratic profile that replaces the personal name with the name chosen and for the issue of a new e-mail address and a new badge. The p

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CIRQUE (Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca Queer)

The center connects individual scholars and organizations already organized, in Italy and abroad, to create an intense, open and profitable exchange on all aspects, areas and potential of queer studies. To create an inclusive, open and vital space for queer studies within the Italian Universities, relying on an international network and a biennal conference on gender studies

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Ricerca-Azione: pari opportunità in UniTn (Action-Research: equal opportunities at UniTN (University of Trento, Italy) (2014 - 2016)

This was a research project aiming at developing a positive action plan promoting equal opportunities within the University of Trento. 1) To map quantitative and qualitative differences (gender, age, origin and other characteristics) within the University of Trento and kind of discrimination; 2) To explore good practices adopted in other Italian and foreign universities; 3) To analyse the situation relating to equal opportunities within the Univer

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Enrutat

Enrutat runs training courses and workshops by putting creativity and body in the centre. Enrutat offers practical workshops that provide tools and strategies to tackle current issues for young people, in particular LGTB+ and for teachers. Enrutat works from a feminist perspective with an emphasis on sexual and gender diversities, focusing on gender homophobia. The focus of them is relationships at all levels: of people themselves, with friendship

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LGTB DIAGNOSIS AT SCHOOL

La Rosaleda VET school from Málaga (Spain), in the framework of the Erasmus+ project LGTB at school run a questionnaire called ‘LGTB DIAGNOSIS AT SCHOOL’ to gauge the degree of inclusion or discrimination aptitute toward LGTB+ students. It is a project opened to the whole community (students, teachers, families and local administrations) and part of its success will depend on how many people get engaged in it. The project is still at an early stag

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Educación-COGAM (2013-2016)

A center in Madrid that runs courses and publishes guides for LGTB youth and high school students. Tips and best practices to follow. Implementation guides for workshops taught by Education-COGAM in schools: Lgbt-phobic bullying awareness Workshop. Attention to affective-sexual diversity and gender identity (Implementation Guide workshops in ESO, Baccalaureate and Training Cycle, 2016) Gender Diversity Workshop: Exploring the concepts of sex and g

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Establishment of the permanent consultation table for the promotion of rights and the protection of LGBT people

This is an inter-institutional round table fostering a constructive dialogue between institutions and LGBT organizations. The main objective is to promote reciprocal listening to combat discrimination and foster a culture of differences and a climate of respect for the dignity of LGBT people

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Attention to affective-sexual diversity in primary school and prevention of discrimination.

A didactic project of education in affective-sexual diversity for students of second grade of Primary Education, adaptable to first and third, that is for the first cycle. The main objective is to promote respect for different gender identities, sexual orientations and the nature of every human being and to achieve a full and free development of the affectivity and sexuality of the students

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Teatre-Forum per una educacion feminista

A piece of theatre-forum called 'Un dia més' to reflect around situations that young people are in their day to day life, in classrooms and beyond, which have to do with their way of expressing themselves and relating to the unequal gender roles. Therefore, it serves to transform sexist attitudes and behaviours, making students actors of changes. The objectives are: 1. To make visible micromasclisms or violences in everyday life. 2. Empowering stu

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University College Dublin, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy and Action Plan 2018 - 2020 - 2025

This is an institutional strategy and framework for promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) across the University. The EDI is a part of the University Management Team (UMT) - with a clear goal of mainstreaming and improving EDI. They make recommendations to the UMT. A range of university committees work together with the above including; Athena SWAN Steering Committee, the Gender Equality Action Group (GEAG); University Widening Particip

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Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN has been in operation in the UK since 2005 - a convergence of two projects. It is run by the Equality Challenge Unit and has been implemented all over the UK. In Ireland, it is supported by the Higher Education Authority. The charter has evolved since its inception which focused on women's representation in STEMM subject areas in academic settings to gender equality across a broad range of educational fields in higher education. It enc

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Campaign Against Lgbtiqa+- Discrimination at the University

Campaign against homophobia at the University aims to highlight the unacceptability of homophobic behaviour encountered by gay and lesbian students and draw attention to the violence and discrimination suffered by homosexual students. Activities include discussion groups, workshops, counselling, camps, social events, counselling on prevention of sexually transmitted infections, publishing, informing through the internet and in the field, collabora

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Discriminación Y Actitudes Hacia La Diversidad Afectivo-sexual: La Experiencia De Las Mujeres

A useful reference study with a questionnaire that investigates the inclusion of marginalized LGTB group. This type of initiatives demonstrate the committment of Salusex-Unisexsida, Departamento de Psicología Básica, Clínica y de Psicobiología, Universitat Jaume I de Castellón to investigate the inclusion of LGTB people and students to provide innovative and inclusive methodologies.

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Gender Studies Course

Formerly the MA in Women, Gender and Society, the MA in Gender Studies continues to deliver rigorous, critical, dynamic learning in feminisms, sexualities, masculinities, gender debates, politics and activisms. Over thirty years it has become the most established gender studies programme in Ireland with a strong international reputation for feminist research, scholarship and engagement in public policy and activism. This course can be done part or

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Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Course

For the first time, a course related to gender studies is being taught at a Greek Higher Education Institute. This incentive gives the opportunity to students to acquaint themselves with gender studies and matters related to sexual orientation. Undergraduate course available for fourth year students of the Department of Social Work.

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Centre for Gender Studies

The Centre of Gender Studies is a research laboratory of the Department of Social Policy at Panteion University, established by (FEK)Gov. 926/17.7.2006 to cover teaching and research needs in the fields of gender in social policy and policy analysis of gender equality at the international, European, national and local level.

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Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Course

Undergraduate course available for the students of the Department of Psychology of the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

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Osservatorio LGBT

This is a scientific platform, open and free, on LGBT, gender and sexual identity issues. The main goal is to give visibility to gender and sexual orientation related issues by disseminating articles, research contributions and points for discussion for researchers, workers and scholars interested or engaged in LGBT issues

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Report + Support Tool

This tool is for students, staff, visitors etc. who experience or witness bullying, harassment or sexual assault. It is anonymous and is not official or affiliated with the police with the aim to create a safe space where people can report and share. Information on support services and various contacts are provided. You can report bullying, Harassment, and/or Sexual Harassment. The mechanism is anonymous, using tick boxes only. You can report on b

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Plans for Positive Actions

This is an institutional strategy to promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at University of University of Naples Federico II

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Protocollo operativo per la Promozione di Strategie Condivise Finalizzate al Contrasto all’Omotransnegatività e per l’Inclusione delle Pers&

This is an inter-institutional round table for identifying shared strategies for contrasting homonegativity. The University of Modena and Reggio Emilia joins the table, committing to: 1) provide information about how the University promotes sexual orientation and gender identity protection against discriminations; 2) promote training initiatives and disclosure on sexual orientation and gender identity issues; 3) promote the use of a gender-inclusi

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RE.A.DY

This is a National Public Administration Network. Anti Discrimination for sexual orientation and gender identity. It 1) promotes policies fostering the social inclusion of homosexual and transgender people at a national level, 2) contribute to the development and the implementation of good practices and 3) promotes administrative acts and measures that protect against discrimination.

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Gender Equality Committee

The Gender Equality Committee functions as an advisory body of the Senate and the Administrations of the Schools and Departments for the promotion of equality at all levels of operation and in all the processes of academic life.

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High level Conference on Advancing LGBTI equality in the EU: from 2020 and beyond

The Conference theme was LGBTI inclusion. In the first part of the Conference, the new 2019 Eurobarometer data with regard to LGBTI equality were presented, followed by a high-level panel discussion on the current challenges and continued discrimination experienced by the LGBTI community in the EU. The second part of the Conference focussed on how to advance LGBTI equality in the coming years.

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