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The Equality Unit. List of Services

The Equality Unit of the University of Valencia was created by resolution of the Governing Council in October 2007. The need of its creation is determined by the Organic Law 4/2007, on 12 April, for which the Organic Law 6/2001 is modified, 21 December, of universities (LOMLOW), and its main aim is to make effective the equal treatment and opportunities between men and women.

The Equality Unit is regulated as General Service of the University of Valencia, aimed at developing the equality policies agreed by the Institution within its long-term planning. These are its main functions:

  • To elaborate and develop the required programmes in order to promote the equality policies in the University of Valencia.
  • To coordinate the specific actions that, in this sense, may start the different bodies, centres and services.
  • All the competences reserved by the Statutes and the rest of existing rules, like the foreseen in the articles 138 and 139 that refer to the production and approval of postgraduate studies and the university extension studies.