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UniSAFE Webinar: The 7Ps Framework – Provision (of Services), Partnerships, Policies

Apr 4, 2023 | Events, Project news

This webinar is one of a series of three online interactive entitled  “Setting up and Implementing Institutional Policies to Combat Gender-Based-Violence in Academia – The 7P Framework”. 

This third webinar took place on 02 May 2023. It addressed “Provision of services”, “Partnerships” and “Policies” which constitute the strategic and final layer for academia and research organisations when addressing gender-based-violence. They represent an instrumental element of the 7P Framework, as they dot any strategy with sustainability and far reach.

This webinar sought to:

  • Gain a common understanding of concepts related to gender-based violence (GBV) and understand its impact in academia; 
  • Demonstrate the existence of this phenomenon in the research field and highlight its specifics;
  • Present UniSAFE’s 7 P model (Prevalence, Prevention, Protection, Prosecution, Provision of services, Partnerships and Policies) which represents a holistic approach to address GBV in Research Performing Organisations; 
  • Share inspiring practices for setting up and implementing institutional policies to address gender-based violence in academia adopted by EU RPOs within the framework of the 7 Ps, with the support of guest speakers. 


Target audience:

  • Gender equality officer/focal point/equality and/or diversity officers;  
  • Human Resources officer;  
  • Ombudsperson;  
  • Part of a Gender Equality Plan team;  
  • Health and safety officer;  
  • Head of Department/Unit in charge or involved in gender-based violence.  



On the menu

The webinar took place on Zoom

11.00 – 11.05  Welcome & ‘Housekeeping rules’ & Idea behind the webinar (5 minutes) – Yellow Window 
11.05 – 11.10  UniSAFE intro presentation (5 minutes) – European Science Foundation
11.10 – 11.35  Introduction to gender-based violence and presentation of UniSAFE 7P Model Framework 
11.35 – 11.50  Presentation on Provision (of services), Partnerships and Policies
11.50 – 12.10 


Inspiring Practice & Experience exchange: Cristina Gamberi, University of Bologna

Cristina Gamberi is a Research Fellow at the University of Bologna where she works on the strategy on Equity, Inclusion and Diversity and she is also Programme Coordinator of the European Master in Women’s and Gender Studies GEMMA. She has been a Visiting Fellow at the Universities of Utrecht (NL), Hull, Warwick and Norwich (UK) and holds a PhD in Gender Studies from the University of Naples Federico II. Her current research activity focuses mainly on feminist theories, gender-sensitive language, contemporary women writers. Her work has been published in international and national journals and she has to her credit numerous volumes and essays.

12.10 – 12.25  Q&A / exchanges with the audience (15 minutes) 
12.25-12.30  Conclusions & Closing remarks (Exit questionnaire) – Yellow Window


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