Gender-sensitive communication

A best practice guide for organising diverse and inclusive conferences. (2019)

A handbook for authors and translators. European Commission (2020)

A charter that aims to raise the awareness of, and sensitivity to, gender issues by providing suggestions for the elimination of bias from all communication, thus creating a supportive and inclusive academic institutional environment for all. EGERA

The page of the campaign “Sexism: See it. Name it. Stop it!” with tools available in different languages, that aims at raising awareness about the phenomenon and at eliminating it. Council of Europe (2019)

A resource for policymakers, legislators, media and anyone else with an interest in making their communication more inclusive. European Institute for Gender Equality (2018)

A document that highlights the importance of the use of gender-neutral language in written and spoken communications. European Parliament (2018)

A volume that contributes to a European exchange on the role of higher education in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and the responses of universities to related issues and challenges. European University Association (2018)

A report that presents key evidence about how universities can and do promote diversity, equity and inclusion. European University Association (2019)

A toolkit that examines norms and stereotypes in images. Swedish Institute (2019)

A report that concerns a number of gender-inclusive science education activities designed by European science centres and other science education institutions. Hypatia project (2016)

A toolkit that describes the basis to IOM’s work on gender and migration. International Organization for Migration (2015)

Guidelines for gender sensitive media reporting developed in order to support the media in their efforts to depict the world in more gender sensitive and gender responsive manner. (2013)

Suggestions for using gender-sensitive language. Reutlingen University

Recommendations to implement gender-neutral language at RUB. Ruhr-University

A webinar that helped participants to identify gender stereotypes and use international protocols for gender sensitive communication. Urban waste project, H2020

A document about gender-equal communication in government agencies. Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research Gender-equal communication (2014)

A guide to help readers identify sexist language and provide guidance for inclusive language for written communications and visual/audio materials. UNDP Gender Equality Seal initiative (2014)

Guidance, tools and resources. Unicef (2018)

A tool to engage all levels of UNDP Country Office and projects in Lebanon to have a transformative approach to gender equality and women empowerment. United Nations Development Programme (2018)

Guidelines about gender-sensitive Communication in USI. Università della Svizzera italiana

Strategies to help readers improve gender-sensitive writing. University of Basel

Guidelines for the use of gender-inclusive language in the administration of the University of Wien.

Essential insights into how people around the world use the Internet, mobile devices, social media and ecommerce. Wearesocial (2020)

Guidelines to build and promote gender equality in different science organisations. WHIST – Women’s careers hitting the target (2011)

Reports about gender representation and portrayal in the world’s news media in the 21st century.

Guidelines that helps those engaged in preparing/editing/commissioning publications to regularly and systematically take gender equality into account. UNESCO (2019)

A glossary based on the definitions and terms of Council of Europe instruments and standards. Council of Europe

A specialised terminology tool focusing on the area of gender equality. European Institute for Gender Equality