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Protocolo celebrado entre a Comissão para a Cidadania e Igualdade de Género e a Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Unofficial title in English: 
Protocol signed between the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality and the Foundation for Science and Technology

Funding body

Foundation for Science and Technology

Aims and objectives

This protocol was signed in order to create conditions to increase research on Gender Social Relations, so that the multidisciplinary scientific knowledge on this area can be deepened to support the definition of public policies and strategies.

Results and impact

Under the enforcement of the 3rd Plan, 20 projects were approved under this protocol with a total budget of 1,200,000€ (APEUFEUC, 2011), and, according to information provided by the Ministry of Education and Science for the purposes of the present study, between 2009 and 2015, 15 projects were financed by FCT (it is not known the budget that was made available ).

Creator/owner/responsible institution

Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality and the Foundation for Science and Technology

Contents/activities/services

Public procurement procedures will be opened targeting the national scientific community in order to develop research projects on Gender Social Relations and on Policies for Equality between Women and Men, so that these can contribute to designing and evaluating public policies in this area.