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President’s poll on Istanbul Convention draws criticism – it ‘doesn’t add clarity’

The 2011 Council of Europe's Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence – better known as the Istanbul Convention – has yet to be ratified by the Lithuanian parliament, but has drawn opposition from socially conservative MPs and activists. The office of Pr...

VMU to host Conference on Family, Class and Inequalities

Social Research Center of Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) would like to invite you to online Conference “Family, Class and Inequalities in Central and Eastern Europe” which will take place on October 28-29th, 2021. Three decades of transition to capitalism and liberal democracy in Central and East...

WOMEN LEADERS IN MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH AT VMU

https://www.genderportal.eu/resources/women-leaders-management-and-research-vytautas-magnus-university-lithuania  ...

Competition for the best Master’s thesis that includes ESS data analysis

A group of researchers from Vytautas Magnus University that is responsible for the implementation of European Social Survey (ESS) in Lithuania is announcing a competition for the best Master's thesis that includes ESS data analysis. More... Registration: https://forms.gle/F1rMPwNukmtQyKUa8...

Women at the top: transformation of Lithuania’s political culture or excuse to do nothing?

[caption id="attachment_6948" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kazimira Prunskienė, Ingrida Šimonytė, Irena Degutienė. They all served – or will serve – as Lithuania's prime minister / BNS, LRT[/caption] Women stand at the helm of all the three parties that are looking to form the government after ...