Award: Women creators of Culture

Where
Portugal
When
2016
Who
Commission to Citizenship and Gender Equality
Cultural Strategy, Planing and Assessment Bureau (Ministry of Culture)
Key objectives of the measure:

To give visibility to women noted for their cultural production.

This merit award, besides being a way to recognize women for the work carried out, intends to value and highlight women who develop their activities in the cultural sector, ensuring a balanced visibility between men and women, free of prejudices and stereotypes.

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The initiative arises as part of the National Plan for Equality, Gender, Citizenship and non-discrimination (2011-2013  and 2014-2017), and its awarding implements the measures foreseen in the National Plans.

Enabling people of both sexes to have equal opportunities regarding cultural production and enjoyment is a major contribution to the exercise of a full citizenship, to reduce all kinds of inequalities, to social development and to reinforce a equalitarian paradigm of national identity in the context of an increasingly globalized world.  

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Enabling people of both sexes to have equal opportunities regarding cultural production and enjoyment is a major contribution to the exercise of a full citizenship, to reduce all kinds of inequalities, to social development or to reinforce a equalitarian paradigm of national identity in the context of an increasingly globalized world

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

No information available

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Participation