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The Gender Studies Centre was founded in 1992. Its purpose - to carry out gender studies and to develop 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.

Gender studies is a research field covering the questions of equality, women and feminism, men and masculinity, queer studies that deal with democracy and equity, and helping individuals to develop reasonable expectations associated with gender and gender identity.

Public lecture about sexual harassment, 26 Feb at 3 pm

After public hearing about possible cases of sexual harassment in Lithuania and abroad the Gender Studies Centre at Vilnius University Faculty of Communication invite you to a public lecture: "Sexual Harassment or Flirt: Where Are the Bounds?"  The lecture will be held  in Lithuanian. Lecturers: Assoc. Prof. dr. Lijana Stundž...

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#ThatsHarassment: pakalbėkime atvirai, 7 Dec at 3 pm

  Venue: Kūrybos komunikacijos auditorija, JR5 (VU Faculty of Communication, Saulėtekio av. 9, 1st/2nd Building). More information ...

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25 Years Gender Studies in Lithuania

Vilnius University Gender Studies Centre turns 25 in 2017. To celebrate the occasion, the Centre is preparing a national scientific conference which aims to give a meaningful overview of the emergence of gender studies in Lithuania, to highlight the contemporary issues and problems, and to discuss the gender policy dissemination on both the academic and the ...

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Dear colleagues and students! Happy new school year!

Dear colleagues and students! Happy new school year! The first GUE lecture "Gender Studies" will be held on 2th of September at 3:30pm in Baltupiai 47 Didlaukio str., Room 202. You are welcome...

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How did International Women’s Day begin

1848 In New York Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton declared the Convention for Women’s Rights where they urged women be given the freedom of speech, the right to vote, and equal rights in labour, property ownership and education. 1860 British women joined the struggle for suffrage. ...

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Sauletekio 9 III a
Saulėtekio av. 9, 3rd building, room 420
Phone: +370 5 219 3028

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