Dr Anna Borg

Dr Anna Borg

Dr Anna Borg

  Dip.Soc.St.(Melit.),M.Sc.(Manchester Met.),Ph.D.(MDX)

Senior Lecturer

Room 207
Humanities B (FEMA)
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2723
Anna Borg is a Senior Lecturer and former Director of the Centre for Labour Studies at the University of Malta. She is an expert in Gender Equality with a specialisation in matters relating to the labour market,inclusion, diversity and social policy issues.

Her main research interest focuses on Work-life issues (Work-life balance) using theories of Gendered Organisations and theories of Hegemonic Masculinity. She also has an interest in Gender and Social Policy issues; the issue of the Gender Pay Gap (GPG); Flexible Work and Childcare, amongst others.

She is the Coordinator of the Honours Degree Course in Work and Human Resources (HR) and the Diploma in Gender, Work and Society. She lectures in various courses at Master, Undergraduate and Diploma level. She also regularly acts as a tutor and examiner to students in these courses.

She is an experienced researcher in matters relating to the labour market including issues of exploitation, exclusion and labour market integration. She currently acts as the Maltese expert on the European Social Policy Network (ESPN).

She has worked as a reporter and editor for the Dublin based European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) including its European Working Conditions Observatory (EWCO) and the European Restructuring Monitor (ERM).

In her past work Dr Borg was responsible for managing the EU Educational and Vocational Programme, Leonardo Da Vinci in Malta and was a Project Leader for various Trans-European Social Fund (ESF) projects related to Gender Equality across Europe. She also managed the Gender Equality Unit at the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC).

Anna Borg is the founder of the Association for Equality (A4E) and in the past also chaired the Malta Confederation of Women's Organisations (MCWO) and represented the NGO at the European Women's Lobby in Brussels.
  • Work-life integration/Work-life balance
  • Flexible Work
  • Gender and Social Policy
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Childcare
  • Gendered Organisations
  • Qualitative Research

BORG, A., 2020. Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Budgeting in the ESIF and in National Budgets. Brussels: European Commission,https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/aid_development_cooperation_fundamental_rights/mlp_mt_comments_paper_sk_february_2020_en.pdf.

BORG, A., 2019. In-work poverty in Malta. Brussels: Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion; https://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?docId=21101&langId=en.

VASSALLO, M. and BORG, A., 2019. ESPN Country Profile – Malta Report.. European Social Policy Network.

MIFSUD, A. and BORG, A., 2018. Challenging sexism: Promoting the rights of men and women in contemporary societies. In: C.C. LEE, ed, Counselling for Social Justice.. 3rd edn. Alexandria, VA: Wiley.: American Counselling Association Foundation., pp. 137-158.

VASSALLO, M. and BORG, A., 2018. Thematic Report on Inequalities in access to healthcare - Malta Report.. Brussels: European Social Policy Network (ESPN); https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/46215.

BORG, A., 2016. Tackling the Gender Pay Gap. The EU Mutual Learning Programme in Gender Equality. Comments Paper – Malta. Peer Review, Belgium, 20-12 October.Brussels: European Commission; https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/46211.

BORG, A., 2015. Free Childcare – A fix to the family and paid work conflict? European Commission, Peer Review on ‘Making Work Pay for Mothers’, Valletta, Malta, 18-19 May. Brussels: European Commission; https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/46216.

BORG, A., 2014. A CIAR study in a male dominated ICT Company in Malta which looks at work-life issues through the masculine lens: a case of: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?, Middlesex University; http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/14412/.

BORG, A., 2011. Thinking of Going Back to Work?  Essential information for Women Returners.. Jobs Plus; https://jobsplus.gov.mt/-/publication-statistics-mt-mt-en-gb/policies/fileprovider.aspx?fileId=1262.

BORG, A. and DEBONO, M., 2011. Analysing inactivity from a gender perspective. In: M. FSADNI, ed, Unlocking the Female Potential - Research Report. Malta: National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE), pp. 47-55; https://ncpe.gov.mt/en/Documents/Projects_and_Specific_Initiatives/Unlocking_The_Female_Potential/research_report.pdf.

BORG, A., 2010. Implementation of the Racial Equality Directive - Malta Report. Vienna: Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA); https://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra_uploads/842-RED_Malta.pdf.

BORG, A., 2010. A study to support an Impact Assessment on further action at European level regarding Directive 2003/88/EC and the evolution of working time organisation – Malta Report. Brussels: European Commission.

BORG, A. and BORG, R.(., 2006. A Manual for Employers - How to Make Work Better for Organisations and Employees;. Malta: Employment & Training Corporation; https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/46214.

BORG, A., 2006. Gendered Roles and Gendered Organisations and their effect on Work and Private Life. In: P.G. XUEREB, ed, The family, law, religion and society in the European Union and Malta. Msida, Malta: European Documentation and Research Centre, Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence, University of Malta, pp. 185-203.

BORG, A. and BORG, C.(., 2005. A Manual for Gender Sensitive Vocational Guidance.. Malta: Employment & Training Corporation; https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/46189.

  • CLS1102 - Equality at the Place of Work
  • CLS1106 - The Evolving Labour Market
  • CLS1112 - Academic Skills in Work and Human Resources
  • CLS1206 - Research Methods and Design
  • CLS1225 - Gender and the World of Work
  • CLS1230 - Gender and Research Methods
  • CLS2104 - Social Policy and the Labour Market
  • CLS3115 - Research Process in Work and Human Resources
  • FSD2002 - Current Issues in Family Studies
  • FSD2003 - Current Family Issues in a Changing Society
  • GDS1004 - Introduction to Gender Studies and Public Speaking