Checklist for organising an event with regard to gender

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					Checklist for organising an event with regard to gender equity

Event title
Event form:     workshop     discussion     fair symposium
                press conference     excursion   celebration/party
                conference     other:…………………………………..

Conception of the event – basics
Does the event have a gender specific target group?
   yes           partially    no
Are clear targets on equal access of men and women formulated in the event conception
(e.g. to motivate more women to participate)?
   yes           partially    no

Event planning – involved persons
Have you considered the balance of gender partition in the choice of involved persons
(presenters, moderators, participants)?
   yes          partially     no
Did you advise the moderators / presenters of gender sensitivity?
   yes          partially     no

Event organisation – invitation, promotion, advertisement
Did you think about the linguistic equity of men and women in the invitations, event
documentation etc.?
   yes            partially    no
Did you check the mail distribution, invitations and other promotion material for direct or
indirect discrimination, stereotypical characteristics or appearance of language and
imagery?
   yes            partially    no

Event organisation – location, duration, services
Do men and women have the same possibility to attend on the event (time, duration,
location, public transport etc.)?
   yes            partially     no
Did you think about child care?
   yes            partially     no

Event implementation - moderation
Does the moderation allow men and women the same chance for participation in the
discussion? Does the moderator appeal to both genders?
   yes         partially   no

Documentation of the event – information material
Are men and women distinguishable in the information material (e.g. by using the whole
name)?
   yes           partially   no
The implementation of a gender sensitive presentation in the gender mainstreaming
sense has
   high priority      medium priority     no priority