Equality Unit of the Miguel Hernández University of Elche is approved by the Governing Council of 4 February 2009 with the following functions:

* Promote a culture in favor of fairness and equal opportunities for men and women.

* Ensure non-discrimination and equal opportunities in access and professional development of teaching and research staff and administration and services.

* Encourage the participation of women in levels of responsibility, representation in the governing bodies of the University.

* Encourage the reconciliation of personal, family and work life of all people working at the University.