Discrimination, harassment, and gender-based violence: who to contact

 Discriminazioni, molestie e violenze di genere: a chi rivolgersi

All forms of discrimination, harassment, and gender-based violence should be reported.

All those who work and study at the University of Padua have the right to ask for help and support. If you have any questions, or if you would like to report an incident, please contact the protection and guarantee bodies of the University.

If you would like to speak to someone or to receive psychological support, the University SCUP staff offers Psychological Assistance Services in English and Spanish.

Those seeking legal support, or to get in touch with social and health services, law enforcement agencies, or other institutions involved, please contact the Anti-Violence Center of Padua.

Centro Antiviolenza del Comune di Padova

The Anti-Violence Center of Padua

Please call the toll-free number to book an appointment:
CODICE DONNA 800 81 46 81


Numero antiviolenza e stalking 1522

DIAL 1522 for Help
1522 is a National Anti-violence and Stalking Free Hotline that is active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simply dial 1522 to receive support in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Albanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Portuguese, or Polish.


Equal Opportunities and Gender Equality

Delegate: Gaya Spolverato 

For more information on Equal Opportunity Policies please contact
The Office of Public Engagement: public.engagement@unipd.it 

For information on work-life balance initiatives aimed at staff (including child care agreements, summer camp initiatives, transport, services, and working from home) please contact the Economic Treatment and Welfare Office: welfare@unipd.it  

Each University of Padua Department has a dedicated person to contact regarding Equal Opportunities Policies.
List of Department contacts https://www.unipd.it/en/protection-guarantee-bodies