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Anti-Discrimination and

Culture of Differences

The Anti-Discrimination and culture of differences section, of the SInAPSi university center - University of Naples Federico II, was born with the aim of preventing and counteracting the different forms of discrimination and violence that can prevent the full active participation and social inclusion of university students and more, in general, of all citizens. Embracing the principles of equal opportunities and the valorisation of differences, the section has long been committed for promoting a culture that is more respectful of individuality and more inclusive of all differences by activating a series of interventions in culturally and socially formative contexts.


Who they turn to

To all students, to the teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University.
To the educational institutions of every order and degree and to the public and private bodies of the national territory.


How they work

The interventions are provided at the request of the individual student to the concerned bodies and organisations.


Advice to organizations

Through the consultancy service to organizations, the Anti-discrimination Section aims to promote processes of inclusion and supports the development of good practices aimed at equal opportunities, intercultural dialogue and the contrast of sexual stigma and gender, against genderiste, sexist, homo-transphobic discrimination, more generally to combat hate crimes, to develop a system of agreements with all institution involved in planning activities (public administrations Local authorities, ASL, police headquarters and prefecture, schools, universities and research institutes, etc.), pursuing the effect of mainstreaming required in order to promote transversally the above actions.
The aim of the service is to build and coordinate an internal network at the University, so that the contrast to discrimination takes place transversally and proceeds both from a horizontal point of view (number of Public sectors  involved: universities, educational institutions, local authorities, etc.), and vertically  (the different levels of the university institutions: students, academic staff ,etc.)


Awareness - Training - information

The activities are structured in the form of experiential workshops (cycles of 3 workshops) or theoretical-experiential seminars on the topics of gender and sexual orientation differences and discriminations.
There are also awareness-raising days and social gatherings during national and international days, dedicated to victims of violence (e.g. the day against male violence against women, the day against Homophobia and the T-Dor).


Awareness and Information Services

Information and dissemination activities are carried out mainly through the implementation and constant updating of the psychological addressed Web Platform to www.bullismoomofobico.it; the widening of the dissemination of the activities is carried out by the acquisition of Greater visibility at local and national level through the enrichment of the mailing list and the constant updating of the Facebook pages and groups; the management of the official mail of the service to welcome, support and sort the different requests of the user; the publication of a monthly newsletter.

  • Psychological counselling

    Psychological counselling and short psychotherapy for the individual, for families and small groups: it is articulated in various specific and differentiated activities, such as the Naples DiverCity (which is addressed to the LGB people), the door facing To trans people (which provides for the assistance of a peer operator) and the AGEDO  help desk (which carries out group activities for parents and relatives of homosexual people).

    Advice, information and promotion

    Consultancy, information and promotion of culture of differences: it is aimed at students and/or university staff and is carried out through thematic experiential workshops, dissemination actions and awareness-raising projects.

  • Advice to Organizations

    It is addressed to schools of every order and degree and to all their members (managers, teachers, parents, pupils, administrative staff), public administrations, NGOs, sports associations and more generally to all organizations centered on processes of education, training and education of the individual.

    Communication, information and awarness throught the Web

    It aims to promote correct information on gender-related issues, sexual orientation, ethnicity and religion

  • Research projects

    Research projects on discrimination and hate crimes

    Permanent Observatory

    Monitors abuses, violence and discrimination related to differences in the university context.


How to access

With prior reservation, by calling:
+39 081 2532178
by sending an e-mail to:

Activities take place mainly at SInAPSi Factory - University Complex "Orto Botanico" - Via Foria, 223 - 80139 Napoli.
Requests are processed within 5 days.

Le sedi SInAPSi

Sede Legale
Via Giulio Cesare Cortese, 29
Palazzo degli Uffici - piano terra
80133 Napoli
P.IVA: 00876220633

Email: sinapsi@unina.it
PEC: sinapsi@pec.unina.it
Sito: www.sinapsi.unina.it

Sede Operativa di Monte Sant'Angelo
Via Cinthia, 26 Complesso Universitario di Monte Sant'Angelo
Edificio 1 (Centri Comuni) - piano terra
80126 Napoli

Fax: 081 676768
Email: accoglienza.sinapsi@unina.it