Does virtual reality help prevent harassment or achieving gender equality?

Virtual reality is booming and is being used more and more. Some studies show some benefits, but which ones help prevent harassment or achieving gender equality? Thank you very [...]

Beatriz Villarejo no comments

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 [...]

Paula Cañaveras no comments

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, [...]

guillermo.legorburo no comments

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

Some domestic workers are contributing to feminism, working for equality and against gender-based violence

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 pleasure with men who despise and humiliate us, even though they say we do and the coercive discourse pressures us to remember those relationships as exciting

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