Gender Equality Plan


Prevention of gender-based violence and sexual harassment


To guarantee a work environment free of any manifestation of sexual harassment or gender-based violence through the promotion of a culture that respects equality and the implementation of the necessary instruments.

Developing prevention and action against sexual harassment and gender-based violence

Measure 5.1

Gender harassment is a real threat to the quality of research and the well-being of researchers, but at the same time it remains an unrecognized issue. It has destructive consequences for individuals and institutions as well as for the quality of research. ICM takes responsibility for providing safe work environments, free from sexual harassment.

The ICM’s is committed to make an intense effort to raise awareness and to create a shared understanding of the implications of sexual harassment among the entire staff. Furthermore, an institutional position of firm rejection of such behaviours must be firmly maintained.

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