As part of the expansion of the Athena SWAN Charter in May 2015, three new Charter principles were created, one of which being:
All individuals have identities shaped by several different factors. We commit to considering the intersection of gender and other factors wherever possible.
Institutions applying for Athena SWAN awards using the post-May 2015 application forms, will have to consider intersectionality in their applications. Information and guidance on how to do this can be found below.
ECU have used the following sources as a basis for some of the guidance on intersectionality: