Gender Violence(s) in the Academy Workshop
The Portuguese CHANGE team (UAVR, Portugal) has promoted the workshop "Gender Violence(s) in the Academy". The online workshop took place on June 4, at 2 pm. The main objective of the event was to clarify the concept of gender-based violence and discuss its importance in the academia.
The invited speakers were Professor Filomena Teixeira (School of Education of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra; Research Centre on Didactics and Technology in the Education of Trainers — University of Aveiro) and Regina Leite (School of Economics and Management, University of Minho; CICS.NOVA.Uminho). Professor Filomena Teixeira presented a talk entitled ‘Sexism in Everyday Life — flattery and Violence Against Women' and Professor Regina Duarte made a presentation about ‘Sexual Harassment in Academia: Brief Notes on the Ivory Tower'.
About 15 people participated in the session and Teresa Carvalho, coordinator of the CHANGE project at the University of Aveiro, chaired the session.