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GRIPP: Increasing gender sensitivity

Stage : Completed

This project “GRIPP: Increasing Gender sensitivity, Recognition of gender Inequality and its diverse cultural contexts and Promotion of gender sensitive Practices” has been supported by the European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM), a collaborative initiative of the Network of European Foundations (NEF), for the period  September – December 2020.

Goals

The goal of the project will be to increase the sensitivity of trainees to recognize gender inequality and its diverse cultural contexts and to promote gender sensitive practices through their work. Each training will specialise the knowledge and skills offered and will work towards additional goals, such as the incorporation of aspects related to child protection

Basic Activities

  • Preparation of training materials and delivery of 3 seminars on the meaning, sociocultural origins and effects of gender, gender identity, sexuality, sexism and patriarchy
  • Preparation of training materials and delivery of 3 seminars on topics related to gender and gender based violence (GBV), aiming to increase the knowledge and enhance the skills of participants to effectively provide support to GBV survivors
  • Preparation of training materials and delivery of 3 seminars on GBV, with a specific focus on enhancing participants’  skills and capabilities to act as a first point of identification of child survivors and/or children at risk of GBV, as well as of children affected by violence experienced by their primary caretakers

Target groups

The project is primarily aimed at front line professionals working in the fields of protection, child protection, non-formal education, social services, etc.

Expected outcomes

  • Increased knowledge regarding GBV
  • Raised awareness and tolerance with regards related to gender roles, identities, and diversity
  • Increased ability to introduce discussions and activities related to gender and gender identity as well as gender based violence
  • Strengthening the cooperation of different organizations
  • Increased awareness of the need of adapted support and prevention practices in emergency situations and periods of disruption of the regular services