We also want to draw attention to examples of measures that help to counteract (the effects of) gender bias in science. We have developed the stamp 'Angels Approved' for this purpose.




November 26, 2019
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Erasmus University launched 25/25 Initiative

To realize that in 2025 at least 25% of the professors is female, Erasmus University Rotterdam…

October 17, 2019
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Measures taken in the US against sexual harassment

Following the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment some promising measures have been taken…

October 11, 2019
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Breastfeeding space and time

According to Dutch law (Arbeidstijdenwet, Voedingsrecht, article 4.8, see here), during the first…

June 26, 2019
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TU Eindhoven is only appointing women through her Irène Curie Fellowship programme

TU Eindhoven will only recruit women through its new Irène Curie Fellowship programme for their…

February 25, 2019
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Athena's Angels thank Isabel Hoving

Athena's Angels thank Isabel Hoving for years of pioneering work as a diversity officer. She was…

June 19, 2018
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Female winners of first Stevin award

Prof. dr. Beatrice de Graaf and prof. dr. Marion Koopmans are the first Stevin Laureates. They each…

March 12, 2018

Film: female academics who changed the world

The story behind the career of female academics is often extraordinary. See the story of some of…

March 08, 2018

Women conquer Senate Chamber Leiden University

Fourteen female professors will be placed in the classic portrait gallery of the Senate Room of…

March 08, 2018

Westerdijk Talent Impulse successful: Netherlands has 100 new female professors

Today on International Women's Day, Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven of OCW (Education, Culture and…

March 08, 2018
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European Commission actively promotes gender equality

On the occasion of International Women's Day the European Commission has issued a clear statement:…

February 20, 2018

Iceland makes pay inequality illegal

Since January 1, 2018, Iceland has a new law, making pay inequality between men and women illegal.…

February 01, 2018
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NWO physics institutes sign Gender Equality Plans (GEP)


Om de werving en loopbaanontwikkeling van vrouwelijke fysici te bevorderen, ondertekenen de…

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