See which inclusive projects our Brussels museums are launching, get inspired by (inter)national D&I examples or get in touch with experts fighting against structural discrimination.

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The Institute for the Equality of Women and Men

(FR & NL) “The Institute for the Equality of Women and Men is a Belgian federal institution which aims to guarantee and promote the equality of women and men as well as fight against any form of gender-based discrimination and inequality. Its principal mission is to work towards a situation where equality between women and […]

RoSa non-profit

(NL) “As a knowledge centre, RoSa wants to promote gender awareness in Flanders and thereby help eliminate the actual inequality between women and men in society. By gender, RoSa means the social ideas, expectations and norms surrounding masculinity and femininity”.

Ella non-profit

(NL) “Knowledge centre for gender and ethnicity ella wants to actively work on intersectional thinking in all sectors, in the women’s movement and in civil society, in education, the social sector and the welfare sector. ella wants more room for self-determination and diversity. ella wants to break through black and white thinking, the us-versus-them discourse. […]

The Empathetic Museum

“The Empathetic Museum represents the collective work of museum professionals dedicated to a more inclusive future for the museum industry. We value and advocate for diversity of thought and authentic integration of empathy in museum practice”.

The little feminist, anti-racist and activist dictionary

(FR) “This little feminist and anti-racist dictionary is the fruit of a collective writing process and contains a variety of viewpoints that are impertinent. It offers you a walk through the language, through these new concepts that are redrawing the map of power relations (and, of course, sometimes it makes you scream a little)”.

The women of the Bauhaus – Design Museum Brussels

“Bauhaus is the home of the avant-garde and the foundation of modern architecture. Today, almost 100 years after being founded, the Bauhaus-masters continue to be the stars of the architecture and design history. However, the (his)story of the Bauhaus remains male dominated. Only experts know the names of the female contributors of the art school, […]

Women. Underexposed – Belfius Art Gallery,

(FR-NL) “The new exhibition in the Belfius Art Gallery, Women. Underexposed, pays tribute to the strength of women, to their perseverance as artists. Women who, over the years, have struggled to make a living from their passion and share it with the public. From the woman artist who could only exhibit her work under a […]

Portugal Século XX: Visões Femininas – CINEMATEK

“Although an essential component of the richness of Portuguese auteur cinema, the percentage of films directed by women in Portugal is one of the lowest in Western Europe. Between 1946 and 2009, Portuguese women directors made only 40 feature films, or less than one film per year. On the scale of a modest national production […]

Q(ee)R CODES – Centrale For Contemporary Art

“The project questions the presence and experience of cis, trans and queer women in their cities. Through listening and oral research on one hand and creating new spaces of imagination, confrontation and dialogue on the other, Q(ee)R Codes – New Boundaries BXL 1000 intends to be a platform of reflection and an invitation to redefine […]

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