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UniSAFE’s first Policy Brief

This policy brief, published by the UniSAFE project in November 2022, focuses on the results from the project's first ... read more

Making universities and research organisations safe for students: UniSAFE findings at Kampus Hybernská

Making universities and research organisations safe for students: UniSAFE findings at Kampus Hybernská

The UniSAFE panel presented findings from the project’s survey on gender-based violence and discussed the prevalence and the ... read more

Results from the largest European survey on gender-based violence in academia

Results from the largest European survey on gender-based violence in academia

The results of the UniSAFE survey on gender-based violence in academia are now available! Between January and May 2022, ... read more

New European Commission report: Approaches to inclusive gender equality in research and innovation

New European Commission report: Approaches to inclusive gender equality in research and innovation

'Approaches to inclusive gender equality in research and innovation (R&I)' is a new report published by the European ... read more

Join UniSAFE at the Ending Gender-Based Violence In Academia conference

Join UniSAFE at the Ending Gender-Based Violence In Academia conference

  Ending Gender-Based ViolenceIn Academia Toward Gender-Equal, Safe And InclusiveResearch And Higher Education 24-25 ... read more

A review of institutional policies addressing gender-based violence in research performing organisations

A review of institutional policies addressing gender-based violence in research performing organisations

UniSAFE has mapped the policies and measures to address and combat GBV in 48 universities and research organisations in 15 ... read more

UniSAFE to take part in ESOF2022

UniSAFE to take part in ESOF2022

The UniSAFE project will be represented at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF2022) on Friday 15 July 2022. Organised by ... read more

UniSAFE at the European Conference on Politics and Gender: Learning from research on gender-based violence in higher education and research environments in different contexts

UniSAFE at the European Conference on Politics and Gender: Learning from research on gender-based violence in higher education and research environments in different contexts

On Wednesday 6 July 2022 the UniSAFE project was represented at the European Conference on Politics and Gender in Ljubljana. ... read more

Discover our unique inventory of counselling and helplines services for victims of gender-based violence in 22 countries

Discover our unique inventory of counselling and helplines services for victims of gender-based violence in 22 countries

The UniSAFE consortium has collected content on national helplines and support services for victims of gender-based violence. read more

35,000 respondents to the UniSAFE survey! What are the next steps?

35,000 respondents to the UniSAFE survey! What are the next steps?

The field phase of the UniSAFE survey ended on 1 May 2022. In total, over 35,000 responses were collected. We warmly thank ... read more

Analysing institutional responses to gender-based violence in research organisations

Analysing institutional responses to gender-based violence in research organisations

UniSAFE provides reliable quantitative and qualitative data on gender-based violence (GBV), including newly emerging forms of read more

UniSAFE’s inventory of policies and measures to respond to GBV in European universities and research organisations

UniSAFE’s inventory of policies and measures to respond to GBV in European universities and research organisations

UniSAFE has released an inventory of policies and measures that respond to gender-based violence and sexual harassment (GBV) ... read more

The UniSAFE survey: Evidence for taking action – instead of looking the other way

The UniSAFE survey: Evidence for taking action – instead of looking the other way

The UniSAFE survey is being implemented from 17 January to end of April 2022 in 46 universities and research organisations ... read more

Launch of the UniSAFE survey field implementation

Launch of the UniSAFE survey field implementation

Gender-based violence is a complex, prevalent, persistent feature and force in many organisations, including universities and read more

Data protection in the UniSAFE survey

Data protection in the UniSAFE survey

Gathering data on experiences of gender-based violence is a sensitive issue. UniSAFE takes all necessary measures to protect ... read more

UniSAFE’s approach to measuring gender-based violence in universities and other research organisations

UniSAFE’s approach to measuring gender-based violence in universities and other research organisations

To tackle gender-based violence, it is essential to first have an understanding of the scale of the problem. However, getting read more

Towards violence-free research organisations

Towards violence-free research organisations

SUPERA is a project funded under Horizon2020 supporting the Promotion of Equality in Research and Academia. Following the ... read more

Gender-based violence in research organisations and academia in Slovakia

Gender-based violence in research organisations and academia in Slovakia

The Slovak Institute for Labour and Family Research (IVPR) has led a series of actions to research and eradicate gender-based read more

RESET webinar: Crossed views on Sex and Gender-Based Violence

RESET webinar: Crossed views on Sex and Gender-Based Violence

Join us on 25 November for a webinar on sex and gender-based violence RESET (“Redesigning Equality and Scientific Excellence ... read more

Call for researchers to witness on gender-based violence in universities and research organisations

Call for researchers to witness on gender-based violence in universities and research organisations

Do you feel safe in academia? Share you experience on gender-based violence in universities and research organisations! ... read more

Join our campaign on gender-based violence in research and academia!

Join our campaign on gender-based violence in research and academia!

Join our campaign to eradicate gender-based violence in research and academia! Leveraging on the International day for the ... read more

Why are female researchers at higher risk of experiencing gender-based violence?

Why are female researchers at higher risk of experiencing gender-based violence?

Research on sexual and gender harassment in universities and research institutions so far has suggested that a general ... read more

46 universities and research organisations to participate in UniSAFE survey on gender-based violence

46 universities and research organisations to participate in UniSAFE survey on gender-based violence

  Expected to be among the largest of its kind, the survey will be launched in January 2022. The EU-funded project UniSAFE ... read more

UniSAFE’s baseline of European policies on GBV in universities and research organisations

UniSAFE’s baseline of European policies on GBV in universities and research organisations

UniSAFE's first research step has been completed with a European baseline of policies to combat GBV... read more

Bringing universities together to eradicate gender-based violence “crucial” for the implementation of the Istanbul Convention

Bringing universities together to eradicate gender-based violence “crucial” for the implementation of the Istanbul Convention

"Universities are shaping the minds of the future generations, which we would all like to be free from harmful gender ... read more

GE Academy + UniSAFE roundtable on addressing gender-based violence and sexual harassment in academia and research organisations

GE Academy + UniSAFE roundtable on addressing gender-based violence and sexual harassment in academia and research organisations

GE Academy and UniSAFE are organising a roundtable on addressing gender-based violence and sexual harassment in academia and... read more

Executive Secretary to the Istanbul Convention to deliver keynote speech at the UniSAFE Community meeting

Executive Secretary to the Istanbul Convention to deliver keynote speech at the UniSAFE Community meeting

UniSAFE is glad to announce that Johanna Nelles, the Council of Europe’s Head of the Unit on Violence against Women and ... read more

UniSAFE Community Kickoff

UniSAFE Community Kickoff

45 universities and research organisations gather on 29 September to launch the UniSAFE community, joining forces to ... read more

UniSAFE takes part in the Research Ethics Conference

UniSAFE takes part in the Research Ethics Conference

On 25 June 2021 Katarzyna Struzińska, from UniSAFE partner Jagiellonian University, will deliver a presentation on creating ... read more

An innovative framework to study gender-based violence: UniSAFE’s 7P model

An innovative framework to study gender-based violence: UniSAFE’s 7P model

To produce solid and comprehensive knowledge on gender-based violence, UniSAFE has developed an innovative conceptual ... read more

On the importance of addressing gender-based violence in universities and research organisations

On the importance of addressing gender-based violence in universities and research organisations

UniSAFE's scientific coordinator Sofia Strid discusses the specificity of gender-based violence in universities and research ... read more

Gathering evidence on gender-based violence: research gaps on GBV in universities

Gathering evidence on gender-based violence: research gaps on GBV in universities

Despite the growing awareness around the issue of violence against women, reliable and harmonised data on the prevalence of ... read more

What is gender-based violence? UniSAFE’s definition of a persistent issue

What is gender-based violence? UniSAFE’s definition of a persistent issue

Gender-based violence is one of the most persistent and widespread human rights violations in our society. The first ... read more

Researching gender-based violence in universities: UniSAFE publishes its conceptual and theoretical framework

Researching gender-based violence in universities: UniSAFE publishes its conceptual and theoretical framework

The UniSAFE team has published a report on the conceptual and theoretical state of the art, an extensive review of ... read more

UniSAFE recruits a community of research performing organisations

UniSAFE recruits a community of research performing organisations

To achieve its first objective of producing better knowledge on gender-based violence, UniSAFE will gather comprehensive, ... read more

Launch of UniSAFE, a project to eradicate gender-based violence in research performing organisations

Launch of UniSAFE, a project to eradicate gender-based violence in research performing organisations

The UniSAFE project was kicked off on 8 and 9. February with a two-day virtual meeting. Representatives of nine partners from read more

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