Conciliation and Gender Equality Program

The presentation session of the “Conciliation and Gender Equality” Program, financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area EEA Grants 2014-2021, took place on September 24, 2018 at 6 million euros, with a national counterpart of around 1 million . The Program is operated by the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG).

DGES will be the promoter of the Ge-HEI Project - Gender Equality in Higher Education Institutions in partnership with the Institute of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP) Interdisciplinary Center for Gender Studies (CIEG) and the Higher Education Assessment and Accreditation Agency (A3ES ). Having as an international partner the Institute of Gender, Equality and Difference at the University of Iceland (RIKK).

In the coming months, the project contract is expected to be signed, with the launch scheduled for January 2019. This project will develop new knowledge, tools and methodologies to integrate gender equality in the Portuguese higher education system.