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GENDER-ED: Combatting Gender Stereotypes in Education and Career Guidance

The  Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) is coordinating the project entitled: “GENDER-ED: Combatting gender stereotypes in education and career guidance“. The main aim of the project is to address the stereotyping of educational and career choices and to promote gender equality in education, training and career guidance. This will be achieved by attracting  women into male-dominated sectors or occupations, and conversely to attract men into female-dominated sectors or occupations by challenging stereotypical assumptions about the roles of women and men in the labour market, including in leadership positions, and to change behaviours and practices that hamper equality.

CoordinatorMediterranean Institute of Gender Studies in Cyprus.

PartnersCyprus Family Planning Association (CDPA) in Cyprus, the Women’s Issues Information Centre (WIIC) in Lithuania, the Association for Gender Equality and Liberty (ALEG) in Romania, and the Centro documentazione donna (CDD) in Italy.

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Project „Generation Y for non violent relations“

Main objective of the project is to end cycle of violence through a cultural and generational dialogue.

The main goals are to raise awareness among youth (14-18) on domestic violence (DV) and bullying; to identify the problem; to find ways and tools to react and solve the issue; to create ways to prevent violence and bullying in school, private life and social networks (ideas form online youth social campaign) and to raise sensitization of officials which directly work with DV issues.

Project period: October 6, 2014 – December 5, 2014

Project activities:

  • 90 min. open lessons in Kėdainiu district. Themes: ABC on stereotypes, safety in social networks, practical situation how to be safe and avoid bullying, prevention of bullying. Target group: 120 – 140 students.
  • Social campaign of Facebook „Delete bullying“. Goal – to fight against bullying in social networks. Duration from 3rd to 25 th November,
  • Conference „ I like safety“. Goal – raise awareness on harms of bullying for school comunity. Target group: 60 – 100 people. Students between 14 and 18 year old, teachers, youth educators.

Duration of the project: 6th October – 5th December, 2014.

Project „Generation Y for non violent relations“ is supported by the Embassy of USA in Vilnius

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