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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…

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Informational portal www.lygus.lt

Informational portal www.lygus.lt is the only portal in Lithuania that provides information on different subjects of gender equality. Main themes are: gender equality, domestic violence, business, politics. Main goal of informational portal – educate Lithuanian society on subject of gender equality in order to seek equal opportunities for men and women. Portal is now available…

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Decoding UN Resolution 1325: Promoting Safety at Home though Greater Leadership

“We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women. Whether the issue is food security, economic recovery, health, or peace and security, the participation of women is needed now more than ever” – Michelle Bachelet,…

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Fem Resist

The project ―FemResist derives from the gravity of racism, xenophobia and discrimination against Muslim women especially women refugees as one of the most vulnerable groups expressed as Islamophobia. It is focused on empowering, supporting and protecting Muslim women affected by manifestations of intolerance, in particular hate speech. Project Facebook profiles in 6 languages:        …

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ERASMUS+ project supports Women Helpline services in Vilnius

New ERASMUS+ project is launched aiming to strengthen Services of Women Help Line in Vilnius. Programm supports sustainable and continuous cooperation between European women leaders and professionals fighting for women rights.  In November 2019 Partners from Island and Scotland gave inspiring speeches at the International conference and shared their experience in the field providing services for…

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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…

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Closing gender gap in economic decision – making in Lithuania

BRAKE THE GLASS SEALING General objective: to approach, measure and communicate relevant measures to improve women representation in positions of management and leadership and to promote gender-balanced representation at the various levels of the hierarchy in, primarily, public and private companies in all sectors of Lithuania. Specific objectives: to analyze business leadership situation with a…