The Observatory for the Equality between Women and Men of the UA is a statistical resource managed by the personnel of the Unit of Equality under the direction of his Director or Director.
The Observatory has the technical support of the Technical Unit of Quality and of the Service of Computing of the UA for the update and analysis of the data.
The II Plan of Equality of Opportunities between women and men of the UA establishes in his Axis 1 (Visibilización and Sensitisation), Objective 2 (Sensitise to the university community on the absence of effective equality between women and men, the persistence of the sexismo in the society and the need to contribute to the identification and the rejection of all the forms of violence of gender) the Action 12 headed to the creation of the observatory for the equality of gender of the UA ("Observatory of Equality of Gender of the UA" ).
The creation of the Observatory for the Equality between Women and Men of the UA has been cofinanciado by the Social Bottom European, in the frame of the Operative Program Fight against the discrimination 2007-2013.
¿WHAT IS IT FOR?
The Observatory for the Equality between Women and Men of the UA, through the indicators and statistical series that collects, constitutes a source of information for the taking of decisions in the implementation of the politics of equality that the UA llevar. Incidentally, the Observatory for the Equality between Women and Men serves stops:
1. Evaluate the effects produced with the implementation of the Plans of Equality of Opportunities between Women and Men in the UA.
2. Visibilizar To the women and his experiences in the UA.
3. Quantify the inequalities of gender in the UA.
¿WHICH ARE HIS AIMS?
The aims of the Observatory appear collected in the Art 6. Of the regulation of the Unit of Equality (BOUA 30 October 2012):
To) Keep updated the relative statistics to the position of women and men in the UA of all the communities and in all the fields of activity of the university.
b) Realise reports that allow to establish a diagnostic on the state of the equality of gender in the UA, and that will facilitate the preparation of the successive plans of equality.
c) Elaborate specific studies and issue reports on the evolution of the equality between women and men in the UA, on request of any organ of government of the UA.
The Observatory for the Equality between Women and Men of the UA contains statistical series desagregadas by sex for the distinct areas of work and for the three university communities (alumnado, educational personnel and researcher and personnel of administration and services).
For each one of the series has calculated his corresponding indicator of gender. The indicators of gender (IG) are the instruments of measurement that signal us determinate facts or social phenomena with a sensitive approach to the system of gender/sex. The used in the Observatory are, specifically, reasons, and his purpose is to measure the weight that in the dimension quantified there is between women and men.
INDICATORS The desagregación of the statistics by sex in the distinct areas of work of the UA and for the three communities that conform the university community (profesorado, alumnado and students) is an indispensable condition for, of a side, can know the situation of the men and women that work in the UA and, of another, include the perspective of gender in the statistics.
In Spain, and fundamentally from the decade of the ninety, has initiated the work to include the perspective of gender in the statistics. The aim is to have of information desagregada by sex for the greater number of fields, as only from the knowledge of the reality can design tending actions to reduce the differences between women and men.
The Observatory for the Equality between Women and Men of the UA systematises the statistical series and the indicators of gender around six fields: alumnado, teaching and investigation, administration and services, external services, conciliation and organs of government.
Observatory for equality between women and men of the UA
Universidad de Alicante Carretera San Vicente s/n 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig Alicante (Spain)