Project

After a long discussion, project partners have come to conclusion that young people in Europe are still facing gender inequality and they are exposed to gender-based violence. Thus, there is a need to introduce concepts and activities to build young people awareness and provide them with tools which can be used to mobilise young people around to work for gender equality.

Project sets gender in the context of practice and policy by providing challenges to gender based work with young people, as well as providing recommendations for policy developments in helping young people to understand and challenge the impact that gender has upon their lives.

In fairy tales there are traditional gender-specific roles and behaviours which will be the start point to challenge feelings of young people about existence of gender stereotypes.This approach will encourage them to broaden their personal expectations beyond the restrictions of gendered stereotypes and will contribute to the ongoing development of local and EU community.

Gender roles are determined by the system and cultures. With concept of reconstruction of fairy tales, we want to make a progress toward narrowing the gaps between men and women.

PROGRAMME: ERASMUS+ KA2: Capacity Building for youth in neighbouring and enlargement countries

PROJECT NUMBER: 602414-EPP-1-2018-1-RS-EPPKA2-CBY-WB

DURATION: 01/11/2018- 30/09/2019

Disclaimer: This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained here.

We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world.

General Aim

This project will contribute to the better position of women in European society as well increase awareness on gender and human rights issues among young people. 

Objectives

  • reveal gender stereotypes in national and international fairy tales among young people

  • develop skills and competences of youth workers to use gender stereotypes in fairy tales as a start point for reconstruction into new fairy tale with use of art and multimedia as a tools

  • construct new fairy tales that are in line with European values related to gender equality

  • promote a more flexible attitude towards cultural diversity in society

  • promote a new form of intercultural dialogue and gender education in broader European context

  • foster cooperation and socializing among young people, including those with fewer opportunities

"The woman who follows the crowed will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before."

Albert Einstein

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