Internationalisation A to Z

The international aspect is always a part of the associations’ operations in some manner. When an association considers internationality an important value and international students as potential and important members, this helps both with the integration of the...

Equality

The Finnish legislation mainly deals with equality by prohibiting actions like discrimination that contradict it. The basic level of equality in Finnish society is dictated by the Non-discrimination Act (1325/2014) and the Act on Equality between Women and Men...

Harassment and inappropriate treatment

Harassment is insulting behaviour directed at an individual’s personal characteristics, such as gender, age, origin, world view or sexual orientation. Harassment can be directed at a person directly or indirectly – a sexist or racist joke, for example, is harassment,...

Wellbeing in association operations

In addition to fun communal activities, it is also necessary to pay attention to the coping and wellbeing of the membership and actives in association operations. In Board operations, for example, the division of the workload fairly and taking into account...