During summer 2018, the Hungarian government proposed to ban gender studies at universities.
Andrea Pető is Professor at the Department of Gender Studies at the Central European University in Budapest and a Doctor of Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Her works on gender, politics, Holocaust and war have been translated into seventeen languages. In 2018, she was awarded the 2018 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values. She is a member of FEPS Scientific Council.