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'
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.
Contrary to popular belief, the term 'Women Studies' has already been in existence for at least a hundred years.
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.
On September 7th 1932, Rosa Manus founded the Vrouwen Electriciteits Vereeniging (Women's Electricity Association).
Johanna Westerdijk (1883-1961) was the first female professor in the Netherlands.
In 1999, Atria received the so-called collection ‘Papanek’. This donation came from the American anthropologist Hanna Papanek.