Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (ES)

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The Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) is one of the major public universities in Spain. Currently, the University offers 83 undergraduate courses, covering a wide range of fields such as humanities and arts, social sciences, health sciences, technology and physical sciences.

Furthermore, the UAB offers 126 official Master’s degrees, as well as 3 Erasmus Mundus Master’s degrees and one doctorate Erasmus Mundus; more than 518 Ph. D. Dissertations have been elaborated within its doctoral programs. The University has 43.000 students, almost 3.510 researchers and teaching staff, and it hosts more than 3100 foreign students.

Antigona is a research group within the UAB, Faculty of Law, Department of Political Science and Public Law, Barcelona Autonomous University (BAU), dedicated to the research on law and society from a gender perspective. It was founded in 2000 and it carries out research and teaching on law and gender, prostitution and sexual work, trafficking in human beings, forced marriages, female genital mutilation, bioethics, sexual and reproductive rights, violence against women, Criminal System and gender, women’s access to justice, gender equality policies, sexual harassment, and study of masculinities.

Staff involved in the project

  • Project manager: Ph.D Maria Encarnaciòn Bodelòn, ), researcher on gender, law and equal policies
  • Key Expert: Ph.D. Noelia Igareda Gonazàlez , researcher on motherhood, gender and equal policies
  • Financial manager: Maria Barcons, researcher interests are public policies and gender.

School involved in the project activities

  • Institute Josep Lluís Sert of Barcelona
  • Institut Les Marines of Barcelona
  • Institut Mediterrània of Barcelona