Research for the present report lasted two months, from January 15 to March 15, 2007, and involved extensive library and desk-research, as well as consultations with gender experts in Romania, and phone and email inquiries to the national equality bodies in Romania. Based on this documentation, several conclusions can be formulated about the current status of the most important research on national gender+ equality policies, and on gender equality aspects of policies related to intimate citizenship, non-employment, and gender-based violence.