Education and upbringing

Gender differences still play a role in education and upbringing. For instance, technology is becoming increasingly important in educational choices. So how do we ensure the participation of a higher number of women and girls? And how do we also encourage fathers to become more involved in childcare?

Below you will find a selection of Atria's publications along with other gems from the collection on this subject.

Teaching gender with libraries

A short review of this publication which deals with how to research gender in a library that only holds one copy of 'The Second Sex'

Vrouwenstudies al vanaf 1898

Contrary to popular belief, the term 'Women Studies' has already been in existence for at least a hundred years.

Amerikaanse feministe Angela Davis 1995 bij IIAV Fotograaf Marije van Mierlo

The well-known American feminist Angela Davis visited the Netherlands in 1995. She had been invited by IIAV in Amsterdam, to open an exhibition on black, migrant and refugee women.

Rosa Manus founded the Vrouwen Electriciteits Vereeniging  (7-9-1932). Archief en tijdstrijft in collectie-IAV

On September 7th 1932, Rosa Manus founded the Vrouwen Electriciteits Vereeniging (Women's Electricity Association).

Johanna Westerdijk (1883-1961), eerste vrouwelijke hoogleraar in Nederland Fotograaf Nico Schuitvlot

Johanna Westerdijk (1883-1961) was the first female professor in the Netherlands.

 Right-to-left: Barack Obama and Maya Soetoro with their mother Ann and maternal grandfather Stanley Dunham in Hawaii (early 1970s)  Right-to-left: Barack Obama and Maya Soetoro with their mother Ann and maternal grandfather Stanley Dunham in Hawaii (earl

In 1999, Atria received the so-called collection ‘Papanek’. This donation came from the American anthropologist Hanna Papanek.