A2) NOVA Centre for the Study of Gender, Family and Law (NOVA GF Law)

NOVA Centre for the Study of Gender, Family, and Law

About Us

The NOVA Centre for the Study of Gender, Family, and Law is a research centre committed to interdisciplinary research and thoughtful policy development in the realm of gender, equality, and family legal issues.

Objectives

NOVA Centre for the Study of Gender, Family, and Law aims to:

  • Conduct comparative analyses and discussions on the main themes within the Centre’s scope, aspiring to contribute to European and comparative research on gender, equality, and family law (research)
  • Offer expert opinions on topics falling within the scope of the Centre’s research areas to relevant stakeholders, including international and domestic courts (consulting/third party interventions/amicus curiae)
  • Engage in joint research projects with key stakeholders, such as law practitioners and NGOs, on the main themes within the Centre’s scope (research collaboratives)
  • Engage promising Bachelor’s and Master’s level students from NOVA in cutting-edge research “from the get-go”, aiming to enhance the quality of legal education in Portugal (advanced education).

It comprises three lines of research:

  • Family Law and Policy
  • Equality Law
  • Gender Religion and the Law

Main Outputs

NOVA Centre for the Study of Gender, Family, and Law collaborates with leading institutions and organizations worldwide to engage in cutting-edge research, share expertise, and develop comprehensive policy solutions. Our partners include esteemed academic centres, policy programs, and advocacy groups, each contributing unique perspectives and resources to our collective efforts.

Members

Coordination

Research Coordinators

Research Associates

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