What can organisations do to enhance the diversity, including the position of women and other under-represented groups, in their organization? How do we combat the discrimination and devaluation of minority groups? The Gender and Diversity Hub of Utrecht University joins forces with societal partners to solve complex gender and diversity issues, as well as to develop strategies for implementing diversity in order to achieve societal inclusion and change. The Gender and Diversity Hub is part of research expertise area Institutions for Open Societies.

Why is inclusion important?

Research has demonstrated that building a society that is inclusive for all genders, ethnicities and other group dimensions alike, is crucial from a fundamental rights and individual fairness perspective, from a societal perspective and an economic perspective.


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27 May 2019
Foske van de Boogaard and Mila de Wit interviewed seven PhD candidates to get an insight in the way menstruation influences young professionals in their work.
20 May 2019
At Lowlands, Daan Scheepers will investigate what audiences really think of changing sex roles.
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5 April 2019
The Trump government only wants to make it possible for military personnel to present themselves as their biological sex.


Family Papers
19 June 2019 13:30 - 15:00
This lecture stresses the importance of doing gender work combined with an active involvement in the practice of gender theory and research.
20 June 2019 12:00 - 13:30
You are warmly invited to the Gender and Diversity Hub’s brown bag conversation.
Prof. dr. Radha S. Hegde. Foto: privé
24 June 2019 15:30 - 17:00
With Radha Hegde