Donne, Politica e Istituzioni
Women, Politics and Institutions
Aims and objectives
it's a training programme funded by the Department of Equal Opportunities and implemented at local level by Italian Universities aimed at at disseminating gender culture in cultural and social institutions, designed to qualify and increase the presence and participation of women in public life.
Results and impact
In 2013, 38 universities were awarded of the funding to develop the training programme and more than 4000 participants (60% women) attended it.
Equal Opportunities Department
The course is organized into 72 hours of classroom work on a range of issues in the field of gender equality and gender mainstreaming: national and EU legislation, labour market, education and training, political representation, gender budgeting, communication and new media. The Equal Opportunity Department requires that 60% of participants are women. The participants are both college students, and women workers in both the public and private sector.