Integrating Gender into Research in Turkey

The RWI Turkey Programme has for a long time recognized that gender often is ignored in many research proposals. This is largely due to the lack of capacity and knowledge. Even though the Programme receives an impressive amount of high-quality gender-targeted research proposals for the research grants and scholarships each year, gender is far from…

Human Rights in Belarus

New Publication on Human Rights and Gender Equality in Quality Human Rights Teaching

RWI has prepared a publication that consists of a compilation of abstracts on inclusion of human rights and gender equality aspects in the teaching of various legal disciplines in Belarus, Serbia, and the United States. The publication is available in Russian and English.The abstracts were submitted by participants of an international educational and methodological seminar…

“There are still many gender stereotypes in the Belarusian society”

“Gender is treated as a cross-cutting issue in the Institute’s cooperation with Belarus,” says Olga Bezbozhna, Programme Officer at RWI. Since the Institute has an academic cooperation and works with academic institutions in Belarus, the cooperation contributes to the achievement of gender equality in the country through education, research, outreach, and institutional structures. “The objective of the cooperation…

Gender Summit Europe

Scrutinzing Structural Gender Inequality in Academia

Photo credits: Gender Summit’s flickr photo stream RWI recently attended the 7th Gender Summit in Berlin, Germany. “RWI works with gender aspects in research in cooperation with many partners, notably in China and Belarus,” says Alexandra Ronkina, Programme Officer at RWI. The summit in Berlin gives participants a chance to discuss the persisting structural gender…

Human rights and gender workshop China

Human Rights and Gender in China

“Without empowerment of women and girls throughout the world, we will not see economic development, growth in democracy, and innovative solutions to our world’s problems,” said Professor Bill Simmons, who teaches human rights and gender related courses at the University of Arizona. He recently traveled to the Chinese province of Inner Mongolia, where RWI and…