UNESCO Chair in Gender Studies (601), established in 2003 at the University of Chile (Chile).


Gender studies.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of Gender studies.
  • To serve as a mean of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other higher education institutions in Chile, Latin America and the Caribbean and in other regions in the world.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences; UNESCO Office in Santiago.


Progress Report 2009-2010 (short version)


Prof. Sonia Montecino Aguirre, University of Chile
E-Mail address - smonteci(at)
Work Phone - (562 ) 978 7845/978 7707
Fax - (562) 978 7829
Street - Ignacio Carrera Pinto 1045
City - Santiago de Chili
Country - Chile