What is the task area of the gender equality officer?
gender equality officer contributes to all personnel, organizational
and social measures concerning the equality of men and women, the
reconciliation of work and family life and protection against sexual
harassment at the working place.
(Policy Governing Equal Opportunities for Women and Men at the Max Planck Society, §11, Para. 1)
and women have equal rights. The state promotes the actual
implementation of equal rights of women and men and works towards the
elimination of existing disadvantages."
(Constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany, Art. 3 Para. 2)
Who is the gender equality officer there for?
The gender equality officer is the contact persons for all Institute employees who
The officer is obliged to maintain confidentiality with regard to all information acquired.