ATRIA is one of the leading institutes on gender equality and women’s history in Europe, promoting gender equality by dissemination of knowledge and information, through consultancy and by stimulating the social and political debate about gender equality. Staff from ATRIA’s Consultancy and Advice department conduct academic and policy-related research into social trends, social and economic issues and carry out studies on policy and policy-implementation in the field of equal opportunity, diversity and ethnicity. ATRIA works together with – and advises – businesses, policy makers, universities, politicians and social organisations, both national and international. ATRIA also caters for a wider public interested in women’s rights and history, offering a wide arrange of information, talks, special dossiers, audio-visual material, exhibitions and much more. ATRIA houses one of the oldest collections on women and gender world-wide, and documents and preserves women’s history through its large and freely accessible library, run by the Department of Collections manages and preserves a extensive archive with, amongst others, material from women’s organizations, diaries and audio-visual material.