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In 1917, eligibility was introduced for women and men. But the right to vote was only open to men, for women until 1919.
Public perception and stereotyping are at the heart of the inequality between men and women.
Gender differences still play a role in education and upbringing. For instance, technology is becoming increasingly important in educational choices.
Feminism is alive and well, and is once again part of the social debate in the media, at universities and at the workplace.
Ideas concerning masculinity, femininity and gender identity play a major role in sexuality. But are these concepts now outdated?
Women still frequently lack visibility in historical overviews, the academic world, politics, sport, the arts and culture.
Sport is still often viewed as being something ‘for the men’. For years, there were different rules for women in sport.
Women’s safety is a major problem throughout the world. In the Netherlands, 1 in 5 women has been physically abused by a partner or former partner.
For many years, women’s participation in employment has been a key objective of the Dutch gender equality policy.