University of Žilina / Žilinská univerzita v Žiline

GENDER EQUALITY BODIES

Gender Equality Officer for CHANGE Implementation

Responsibilities: drafting and regularly updating the GEP, and implementing it at the University level within the H2020 project CHANGE.

 

 

GENDER EQUALITY MEASURES

Gender Equality Plan

In the process of implementation.

 

Work-Life Balance

Flexible working arrangements: 
- Flexible working time;
- Part-time work (including the legally mandated support for part-time work for parents with children up to 15 years of age and for people with caring duties);
- Possibility of accommodating teaching duties for parents with small children.

Childcare support: agreement with the mayor of Žilina on accepting the children of UNIZA employees who reside outside the city at the city’s kindergartens; further social benefits for UNIZA employees and their family members.

 

Career progression

Anti-discrimination: rejection of any form of discrimination (direct, indirect) – Code of Ethics of UNIZA; compliance with national law, including the Higher Education Act and the Anti-Discrimination Act.

 

Mobbing, Sexual Harassment

Support for submitting complaints in accordance with internal guidelines.

 

Awareness-raising

Numerous activities, e.g. training courses (training on GE and gender-sensitive language for HR staff; training for management; training for additional interested parties); publishing articles in the UNIZA magazine in order to inform about GE; various types of events – photo exhibition (Women at the University); panel discussions; presentation of successful female scientists, Facebook competition (My Top Female Scientist), etc.

 

HR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

Phase

Application

 

Utilization of HR Excellence in Research to enhance gender equality

Support for gender equality principles.