Focus area
Free education from gender stereotypes: good practices accross Europe

Discover a quality compilation of good practicesto promote an education free from gender stereotypes and identifying ways to implement the measures which are included in the Committee of Ministers’ Recommendation on gender mainstreaming in education.

Projects and Programmes
Enhancing energy based livelihoods for women micro entrepreneurs

This gender equality case study presents the contributions of the ADB-India project in providing 24-hour power supply to rural households in Madhya Pradesh and how it has opened opportunities for women entrepreneurs in the energy sector.

Interculturalism at the crossroads

In the face of global challenges around diversity governance, this book focuses on the intercultural dialogue manifestation and offers theoretical examinations, policy discussion and practical explorations of its uptake across the world.


Cultures with Vivendi: Intercultural Dialogue

This section provides bridges between continents, invites to learn more about other cultures and fosters a spirit of openness via a number of testimonials and reports.

"Culture(s) with Vivendi" is in line with Vivendi's corporate social responsibility strategy, which aims to promote cultural diversity, facilitate access to knowledge, encourage the expression of talent and participation in cultural life, and promote a spirit of openness.

Launched on 21 May 2012, Culture(s) with Vivendi aims at providing a concrete illustration of the role played by cultural and creative industries in fostering economic growth, enhancing social cohesion and fuelling innovation. The website is composed of four parts:

  • the "Artist Inspiration" section shows the diversity of musical and cinematographic influences that help artistic creativity to flourish;

  • the "Creative jobs" section presents the value chain and the wealth of career paths within the cultural industries, explained by actual professionals in the field

  • the "Intercultural Dialogue" section demonstrates the linkages between culture and mutual understanding;

  • the "De Facto" section puts culture at the heart of sustainable development through facts and figures, testimonies and reports. "De Facto"  is a forum for those to want to highlight the linkages between culture, human development, openness, access to knowledge and fight against poverty. It serves as a resource center gathering the statements on why and how culture should be integrated within the new world sustainable development agenda and the Millennium Goals that will be agreed on for 2015-2030.

Africa Program

The Africa Program works to address the most critical issues facing Africa and U.S.-Africa relations, build mutually beneficial U.S.–Africa relations, and enhance understanding about Africa in the United States.

The Program achieves its mission through in-depth research and analyses, including our blog Africa Up Close, public discussion, working groups, and briefings that bring together policymakers, practitioners, and subject matter experts to analyze and offer practical options for tackling key challenges in Africa and in U.S.-Africa relations.

Projects and Programmes
Meet My Mama: Enabling Migrant and Refugee Women to Live From Their Kitchen

A social enterprise that detects and values ​​the culinary talents of women. Through culinary meetings and a catering service, Meet My Mom gives them the power to confirm their know-how, and promotes a multicultural vision of the French society.

Projects and Programmes
Religious Sisterhood: Encounters of Gender, Religion and Belonging in the UK

This ethnographic study focuses on the emergence of grassroot female interfaith initiatives, analysing the creative ways religious women negotiate their challenges and struggles as women of faith, together. 

Projects and Programmes
Middle East Dialogue: A New Collective Vision

Conference in March 2018 by the Middle East Dialogue department, for policy makers, scholars, business and social leaders. There is a call for proposals for this conference

Communiquer sans stéréotype de sexe : guide pratique

S’obstiner à appeler une femme « madame le Directeur » plutôt que « madame la Directrice », réduire les femmes à leur corps dans les publicités, n’inviter que des hommes à la tribune au motif qu’il n’y aurait pas de «femmes expertes" ...

Dans le langage, les images ou l’organisation d’événements, la communication peut au quotidien renforcer l’effacement des femmes et les stéréotypes. Loin d’être anecdotique, la communication impacte nos représentations. Plutôt que d’alimenter le sexisme, nous pouvons passer à l’action en nous assurant d’une communication plus inclusive et égalitaire.

Autour de 10 recommandations, ce guide pratique vous accompagne et vous outille pour convaincre autour de vous : foire aux arguments, références historiques, juridiques et bibliographiques, bons et mauvais exemples, chiffres clés et ressources en ligne.

À vous de jouer !


Teaching gender equality at school

Recent report of the High Council for Equality between Women and Men: the report details in two main parts the importance of the education system as of its actors in the learning and experience of equality between girls and boys: 1 / The primary role of national education staff in building gender equality 2 / A priority for tomorrow: the training of national education staff.