Review by Assist. Prof. Dr. Ana Marije Sikirić Simčić from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rijeka was published in the Social Policy Review (Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 243-251, Zagreb 2023):

‘Universities can and should be powerful institutions for promoting gender equality, diversity and inclusion, not only in the context of higher education, but in society in general. However, despite this, the gender imbalance and the pay gap are still very clearly visible at both the highest and lowest levels of the academic hierarchy; as well as native segregation in academic disciplines and activities; lack of integration of the gender perspective in teaching and research; and the presence of gender-based violence.

Recognizing the above, the TPO Foundation from Sarajevo launched the UNIGEM Project (University and Gender Mainstreaming) in 2021 with the aim to establish mechanisms for achieving gender equality at higher education institutions. The project has been financed by the Government of the United Kingdom, and so far it has connected as many as 19 public and private universities from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro. (…)’

The full text of the review is available at this link.