Cartoons highlighting the many different aspects of gender equality politics
Implementing organizationVienna University of Technology - Gender Competence Department /
Bettina Enzenhofer; email@example.com
Implemented at the Vienna University of Technology since November 2014
Relation to gender equality targets
The “genderCartoons” aim to increase gender awareness and to encourage information sharing and communication concerning the topic of gender equality, in accordance with the Career Advancement Plan for Women at TU Wien, Section 3: Objectives of the Career Advancement Plan for Women, points 2 & 9.
The objective(s) of the tool
Introducing gender equality policies’ diverse aspects, presented through cartoon-style pictures, in text, and via expert findings.
Description of the tool
The “genderCartoons” leaflet and exhibition introduce many diverse aspects of gender equality policies, the challenges they pose and render visible in everyday life, and the constantly recurring questions related to this. The cartoons inspire recollecting personal experiences, help formulate arguments, and encourage closer examination of the issues. What forms of of socialisation and influences and experiences have led to the call for “More equal opportunities for women in technology”
Details of the leaflet: A5 format, available in German and English
Details of the exhibition: available for loan containing all 16 comics and 16 responses, all in A2 format, laminated on both sides (easy to display), in German
How the tool works, practical experience
In 2015 the presentation was exhibited at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien and at Danube University Krems.
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), “genderfair” project