Šiauliai University / Šiaulių universitetas

GENDER EQUALITY BODIES

Regional Development Institute, Gender Studies Research Group (former Gender Studies and Research Centre)

Responsibilities:

- Gender equality implementation at Šiauliai University;

- Development of interdisciplinary research on gender for the achievement of gender equality and for the assertion of non-discrimination by applying social innovation and developing the welfare society.

Source: www.lsc.su.lt

 

Institutional work group addressing sexual harassment and discrimination on the grounds of gender

Sexual harassment and anti-discrimination group established, Plan developed.

 

 

GENDER EQUALITY MEASURES

Work-Life Balance

Childcare support: - Childcare Centre at the premises of the University (2-3 hours).

 

Decision-making and leadership

Promoting equal representation in decision-making: “Siauliai University Council Election Tactics and Strategy to enable women representation” (selected by EIGE as an example of good practices).

 

Career progression

Equal pay measure: comparison of salaries carried out in 2014.

 

Integration of gender into research and teaching and Gender Studies / Programme

Gender Studies and Mainstreaming Gender Equality for Change of the University.

 

Mobbing, Sexual Harassment

Training for University students and staff under the “IT STOPS NOW!” campaign.

 

Awareness-raising 

Training courses: Training for staff, administration and students.

 

HR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

Phase

Award renewal

 

Utilization of HR Excellence in Research to enhance gender equality

- Establishing and renewing annual awards for chief researchers (principal investigators), senior researchers and junior researchers for research-related achievements;

- An annual award is presented to the institute or department which implements gender equality;

- Developing regulations concerning the award for best approach to gender equality under the supervision of the Gender Study Centre, HR department and Rector.