Workshop “Gender on the Move”

The workshop “Gender on the Move” in an activity of the project “Gender Perspective in EU Mobility Programs”, promoted by TOG – Toplum Gönüllüleri Vakfı | Community Volunteers Foundation (Turkey), in partnership with REDE de Jovens para a Igualdade (Portugal), EURO-NET (Italy), United Societies of Balkans (Greece) and Yasar University (Turkey) and funded by the Erasmus+ Programme.

Mobility Programs mobilize many young people throughout Europe and provide them several excellent opportunities and various benefits. At the same time, gender discrimination is a global issue and it affects young women’s and LGBTIs’ lives all around the world. Especially being a young foreign woman or a LGBTI+ means facing many different challenges which might set them apart from their heterosexual men peers. In order to improve their mobility experience, it’s essential to explore those challenges and to get to know their needs and expectations.

The workshop “Gender on the Move” aims to gather young women or LGBTI+ (foreigners and portuguese) who would like to share common and different aspects of their mobility experience, to know more about mechanisms of response to gender-based discrimination and gender-based violence, to work on recommendations for the future and to create a support network with people who share the same concerns and expectations.

10h00 – 10h45 – Who is here?
10h45 – 12h15 – Sharing experiences on mobility programs
12h15 – 13h00 – The situation of foreing young women and LGBTI+ in Portugal
13h00 – 14h30 – Lunch
14h30 – 16h00 – Recommendations
16h00 – 16h15 – Coffee-Break
16h15 – 17h00 – Supporting each other
17h00 – 17h30 – Evaluation
17h30 – 18h00 – See you soon!

Who can apply?
Young women or LGBTI+ who have participated, are participating in a EU mobility program, such as European Voluntary Service, Erasmus+ internships, Erasmus+ students and others.

Logistics Conditions
Expenses of transport are reimbursed by REDE de Jovens para a Igualdade. When buying the tickets, ask for an invoice with the VAT number of REDE: 505205424. The lunch on 21st June is supported by REDE. If needed, REDE also provides accommodation from 20th to 21st June.

Applications, here.
Deadline to apply: 20 June 2018

For more informations, please contact:
Catarina Correia – | 00351 917818727

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