The Assembly of Women for Development and the Struggle against Social Exclusion is a non profit association of researchers in the field of social sciences based in Rome (Italy), in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC)

  Spheres of interest and themes
Starting from a gender standpoint, ASDO's activities concern the set of problems of development and underdevelopment affecting the fate of contemporary societies. These activities lie within a social research programme geared to acknowledging the primacy of actors, that is to say, human resources and leaders, and which deals with issues such as the governance of large-scale phenomena and change processes, or science, technology and innovation.

The themes of interest for ASDO include:

- Women's contribution to scientific and technological research
-The gender issue in scientific and technological research
- The promotion of structural change policies in science and technology organizations aimed at gender equality
- The socialization of gender in science
- Analysing social risks by gender
- The integration of women migrants
- Equal opportunities and small and medium-sized enterprises
- Women's entrepreneurship
- The vertical segregation of women and the "glass ceiling"
-Women's careers and leadership in private enterprises, public administration and non-profit organisations, in the economy, politics and research
- Women in decision-making
- Training and the job market with a view to gender
- Women and knowledge management
- Women's role in conflict resolution and in social reconstruction
- Reconciling work and family life
- Sharing care-giving responsibilities between men and women
- The evaluation of policies relating to gender and to family services
- Welfare reform
-Territorial coalitions for family services
 
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