Professor Johanna Kantola was interviewed by Finnish newspaper Aamulehti about her research on 4.12.2017 (original text in Finnish).
Five years, five researchers
European Research Council ERC granted last week a funding of two million euros to Kantola for a project, which aims to research the gender equality policies and practices of European parliament’s party groups.
–Although the party groups are central democratic actors in the EU-parliament, there exists surprisingly little scientific knowledge about how gender equality is realized in them. EU-parliament is considered a gender equal actor. Perhaps that explains the lack of research: it is thought that the parliament is a gender equal actor.
Read the entire interview.