Laeticia THISSEN

Policy Analyst on Gender Equality

Laeticia Thissen works as a Policy Analyst for Gender Equality at the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) where she is in charge of the foundation’s work related to women’s rights, equality and anti-discrimination issues. Over the years, her work focused on topics ranging from gender injustice to care work and gender-based violence. Before joining FEPS she has worked in the European Committee of the Regions and in the European Parliament. She holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from Maastricht University and in Gender Studies from ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles). Additionally, she completed a post-academic specialisation course on “Migration, Ethnic Diversity and Intercultural Relationships” and is a member of the Brussels Binder network, an initiative committed to improve gender diversity in policy debates and that aims to promote women’s voices.

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Publications
07/07/2021

Contested Commodities: my body my choice?

In spite of the sensitivity and heterogeneity of the phenomenon, prostitution and sex work constitute […]
31/07/2020

Time to care! Work, life and inequality in the care economy

The distribution of care work in a society plays a central role in the formation […]
25/10/2019

The #Metoo Social Media Effect and its Potentials for Change in Europe

#MeToo has been an unprecedented historic moment not necessarily for its achievements, but for the […]
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Events
04/12/2022

National Recovery & Resilience Plans: Assessing to improve

Recovery Watch series
04/12/2022

Builders of Progress: Europe’s Next Gen survey launch

Europe’s most extensive youth-focused survey
04/12/2022

Care4Care Lunch Seminar

EU Care Strategy: A Chance to Trigger Inclusive Care for All?
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Pay transparency can help close the gender pay gap but at what cost?

by Euronews 31/08/2022

How many inequalities can the world fight at the same time?

by Social Europe 07/07/2022

Rebutting the assaults on gender equality

by Social Europe 08/03/2022
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Audiovisual

#125 FEPS Talks: Budgets are never gender-neutral: from an economy designed for men towards gender-responsive answer

#120 FEPS Talks: the politics of care

#116 FEPS Talks: Creating momentum for fair pay

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