Women’s Health Month and effects of female presence in science

May is International #WomensHealthMonth and I can’t help but wonder how much progress remains to be made in this regard. For too long the inclusion of women in clinical [...]

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Roma women lead change of the Roma community through education

There is evidence about the effective role of Roma women in promoting and leading change in the Roma community through education. The overcoming of stereotypes about Roma women underlines [...]

Gisela Redondo no comments

The first sexual-affective experiences have the strongest influence on gender-based violence in the future

The first sexual-affective experiences people have the greatest influence in future relationships. These experiences include a first kiss, the first boy/girlfriend as children, a hook-up …everything has an impact, [...]

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Does the Teen Star sexuality and affectivity program have any scientific evidence?

In some schools they are implementing a sexual affective program called Teen Star and they say that the brain of men and women is different, and that is why [...]

Rubén Rodríguez no comments

Reading classic books encourages gender-based violence

We often hear people say that reading classic books promotes gender-based violence “because there’s sexism in those stories”. I think it’s a hoax, since many teachers use classic literature [...]

Luis Miralles no comments

Can Domestic Workers be feminists?

Today is International Domestic Workers’ day. According to the statistics presented on several reports by the International Labour Organization, domestic workers in all around the world are mostly women [...]

Paula Cañaveras no comments

“Anais Nin’s tales are not feminist, they link sexual excitement with violence”

If we start from the fact that we can be socialised into gender violence through different means (Valls, Puigvert & Duque, 2008) such as, for instance, thorugh the tales, [...]

Patricia Melgar no comments

Women do not feel sexual pleasure with men who disdain or humiliate them, even if they say they do

Research has found a coercive dominant discourse (i.e.Puigvert et al., 2019; Racionero et al., 2018) that imposes the link between attraction and violence, pressuring many women to see violent [...]

Garazi López de Aguileta no comments

Love tales do not create violence

Children, teenagers and youth daily receive many messages linking sexual relationships to violence. There are also a few messages linking affective and sexual relationships to no-violence and to love. [...]

Elisabeth Torras 5 comments

Gender equality plans accelerate progress towards gender equality in research

Analysis of Athena SWAN gender equality plans suggests positive impact of linking Horizon Europe to gender equality plans http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmj.m3975?ijkey=puv8BSO/1KmDc&keytype=ref&siteid=bmjjournals Error happened. [...]

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