Following the professional discourse
Bielefeld University has made gender mainstreaming a guiding principle in its equal opportunities practice. The term was coined at the 3rd UN World Conference on Women in Nairobi in 1985 and has become a permanent fixture in professional discourse. Gender equality practice uses numerous other terms to verbalise specific challenges, but also demands: Gender bias, gender budgeting, gender gap: these and other terms also document the state of the discussion. The glossary explains where the terms come from, what they mean and in which contexts they are used. It is currently being supplemented and expanded.
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