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New Year's event 2020, theme: gender equality



New Year's Event 2020

Why UOS and gender matters

Luc Sels, Chairperson VLIR

Gender & research: a quest for good practices

Inge Vandevyvere, gender focal point at VLIR-UOS

Gender & development: a mutually influencing relationship

TedTalk by Amanda Austin from Equal Measures 2030

Gender ambitions @VLIR-UOS

Prof. Jo de Tavernier, Chairperson VLIR-UOS

Documents & background information


How do you combine studying abroad with family life? What reactions did you get on getting a scholarship as a woman? Testimonies from 2 VLIR-UOS scholars, Elizabeth and Irene, and 2 VLIR-UOS alumni, Francis and Dinh.

On family life:

On work-life balance:

Reactions on getting a scholarship:

Dr Jemimah Njuki (IDRC): Why does gender matter for Canada's International Development Research Center (IDRC)?

Dr Jemimah Njuki (IDRC): What are lessons learned  after 50 years of experience with working on gender and research?

Dr Jemimah Njuki (IDRC): What are the biggest challenges for gender equality?