Below are related external links to the Gender Protected Characteristics, which may be useful:

Athena Swan 

The Athena SWAN Charter is a scheme which recognises and celebrates good employment practice for women working in science, engineering and technology (SET) in higher education and research.  Any university or research institution which is committed to the advancement of the careers of women in SET in higher education and research can apply for membership.

Fawcett Society

Fawcett is the UK’s leading campaign for equality between women and men. Where there's an inequality gap between women and men we're working to close it.  They trace back to 1866, when Millicent Garrett Fawcett began her lifetime’s work leading the peaceful campaign for women’s votes

European Platform of Women Scientists

The European Platform of Women Scientistsis an international non-profit organisation that represents the needs, concerns, interests, and aspirations of more than 12.000 women scientists in Europe and beyond.

EPWS  Website


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