The Research and Study Group 'Comparative Study of the Situation of Women and Men in Public Authorities' was established in 2018. The group focuses on differences between common career trajectories of men and women in public administration. We aim to compare the roles and status of men and women in the Russian government with their roles in foreign governments. The results will enable us to make recommendations for the human capacity development of male and female government employees.
Gender expertise of regulatory documents and public administration: ways to form gender-sensitive state policy in the Russian Federation
On June 13, Marianna Muravieva, a professor at the University of Helsinki and the HSE Faculty of Law, reported at the scientific seminar of the study and research group. The report was devoted to gender expertise of legal documents and public administration, as well as ways of shaping gender-sensitive state policy in Russia.
Round table 'Violence in modern society and the fight against it' for the HSE master's students with the experts from "Nasiliu.net" ("Stop.Violence") and Consortium of Women’s NGO
On May 22, students of the Master's Program 'Population and Development' and and 'Comparative Social Research' took part in the round table 'Violence in the modern society and the fight against it' within the course 'Gender and Development'. Guest experts took part in the round table: founder and the director of the NGO 'Center for dealing with the problem of violence "Nasiliu.net" ("Stop.Violence")' and a lawyer from Consortium of Women’s NGOs Valentina Frolova.
On April 25, in the Moscow office of Ernst & Young, a master class was held by Hande Yasargil, Director of Leadership Development Practice at the International Institute of Directors INSEAD. The master class was organized by the Association “Women on Boards”, that collaborates with our research group. Natalia Kotrikova, a member of the study group, shares her impressions of the event.
Presentation of the "Protection of the rights of vulnerable groups in the labor sphere" collection with the article by Valeria Utkina and Susanna Gasparyan
On April 10, 2019, in the office of the Fund "Steps" together with the coalition "Equality in labor" was a presentation of the collection "Protection of the rights of vulnerable groups in the labor sphere", dedicated to the Day of equal pay.
On March 28-29th, the Gender and Governance International Conference, jointly organized by the Aleksanteri Institute (University of Helsinki) and the Research group 'Comparative Study of the Situation of Women and Men in Public Authorities' from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Higher School of Economics (Moscow), was held in Helsinki. Members and Heads of the HSE study group and researchers and professors from the University of Helsinki presented their reports at the event.
Valeria Utkina at the round table “Women at Work: Discrimination, Gender Stereotypes and Workplace Violence”
Valeria Utkina, co-head of RSG, made a presentation on "Career women in the civil service: opportunities and limitations."
On February 28, 2019, a seminar of the Research and Study Group was held. The report was presented by Galina Mikhaleva, head of the gender faction of the Russian democratic party "Yabloko"; vice-chairman of the Moscow regional division of the party; professor at Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH); doctor of political sciences.
On February 8, 2019, a seminar of the Research and Study Group was held. Susanna Gasparyan, 3-year bachelor student of the Public Administration department gave the report about the restrictions on employment in the civil service in the Russian Federation for young women.
On January 17, 2019, a seminar of the Research and Study Group was held. Alyona Popova, a social activist, an internet entrepreneur, the founder of the regional public institution “Civil Body” and StartupWomen, and the co-founder of the “Project W” gave the report called “Women is the driving force of change. Politics”