Positive action

Initiatives by Hiroshima University

 Hiroshima University plans to reach a goal of 20% ratio of women among its teaching staff by April 2022.
The following concrete measures were adopted to achieve this goal.

To mention enforcement of gender equality principle in documents on recruitment of teaching and research personnel  in its decision of September 25, 2007, the Education and Research Council decreed that the following wording be inserted into the recruitment documents: "Women will be preferred among candidates with equal qualifications".

 

Setting up target values for ratio of women appointment for teaching staff positions
Target values for ratio of women appointment for teaching staff positions were set up and officially adopted by the Education and Research Council on May 20, 2008.


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