Positive impact of gender mainstreaming in academia and research institutions: Opinion paper
The paper is structured along three sections, following this introduction. Section 1 briefly identifies the most favourable institutional, legal and organisational frameworks for mainstreaming gender in research. Section 2 presents the main impact drivers and dimensions of the positive impact of gender mainstreaming on research institutions. Section 3 illustrates this positive impact as evidenced in the process of selecting good practices. Drawing both upon the general and specific conditions for GM to generate positive impacts, Section 4 sketches the case of gender mainstreaming as an effective strategy to achieve gender equality in research organisations and integrating a gender perspective into research.