Fundada e idealizada pelo professor Braz Augusto Aquino Brancato, a Revista integra-se ao projeto do Programa de Pós-Graduação stricto sensu em História, organizado em 1973 e em funcionamento desde 1974.
Fairness of treatment for women and men according to their respective needs. A gender equity goal often requires measures to rectify the imbalances between the sexes, in particular to compensate for the historical and social disadvantages of women. Equity can be understood as the means, where equality is the end. Equity leads to equality.