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Cartoons highlighting the many different aspects of gender equality politics

Target groups

no target group restriction /

Implementing organization

Vienna University of Technology - Gender Competence Department /


Bettina Enzenhofer; bettina.enzenhofer@tuwien.ac.at


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.

Special Thanks

Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), “genderfair” project


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