MEDIA LITERACY – Media literacy for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women

MEDIA LITERACY – Media literacy for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women

MEDIA LITERACY – Media literacy for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Developing innovative learning tools to increase media and digital competences of low – skilled/low qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women.
  • Improving media and digital literacy skills of low – skilled/low – qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women encouraging them with effective awareness raising actions.

  • Development of methodological approach and framework for the building of media and digital literacy skills and competences tailored to the needs of low skilled/low – qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women.
  • Creation of an online training tool for the building of media and digital literacy skills of low – skilled/low – qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women.
  • Development of a peer – to – peer awareness raising methodology and a short training for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women involving them in an awareness raising/outreach campaign.

  • Enhanced media and digital literacy skills of at least 120 low – skilled/low – qualified refugee/asylum seeking and migrant women in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Austria and Malta.
  • Developed online training tools and methodologies for refugee/migrants associations and other organizations and/or professionals useful to work with low – skilled/low – qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women.
  • Enhanced awareness about the actions of at least 250 professionals, local, regional, national and international level authorities, refugee/migrant associations, civil society, educational institutions and other relevant stakeholders in the partner countries and other EU countries.

  • Coordinator: University of Gloucestershire [UK]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • Verein Multikulturell [Austria]
  • Inishowen Development Partnership [Ireland]
  • Foundation for Shelter and Support to Migrants [Malta]
  • Kentro Merimnas Oikogeneias Kai Paidiou [Greece]

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Date of project:  01/11/2017 – 31/10/2019

DG of reference:

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.fazio@cesie.org


BYMBE – Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education

BYMBE – Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education

BYMBE – Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To adapt and promote good practices of support for young mothers for going back to school or in employment in Europe.
  • To develop innovative outreach strategy and motivational campaign for awareness raising on the issue of early school leaving of young mothers.
  • To support social workers and trainers by provision of additional tools, knowledge and skills for their work with young mothers.
  • To develop holistic support instruments for young mothers, including counseling, training and peer-groups
  • To disseminate project results and raise awareness about the problem of early school leaving of young mothers and how to address it.

  • Development of a Handbook for Outreach Awareness and Motivation Strategies
  • Creation of a set of Intervention Methods to involve Young Mothers
  • Delivery of training addressed to Social workers/Teachers Trainers working with the young mothers
  • Elaboration of a BYMBE Orientation Pack
  • Design of a BYMBE Empowerment Pack
  • Design of a BYMBE Support Pack
  • Implementation of pilot trainings with Social workers/Teachers Trainers and young mothers who are expected to re-enter education.

  • Created a holistic awareness campaign of education need and a support package for young mothers in need to finalize their education.
  • Improved the opportunities in professional and social life of young mothers by enabling them to finalize their professional education, having their own job, earning their own money, be independent from social welfare.
  • Provision of effective career guidance and orientation to young mothers and prevention and reduction of Youth Unemployment.
  • Improvement of the knowhow and awareness of Social workers/Teachers Trainers working with the young mothers about how to support them in the best holistic way.
  • Raised the awareness of stakeholders and general public about the importance of professional education for girls in order to assure their own economic safety.

  • Coordinator: Frauen im Brennpunkt [Austria]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • Bimec [Bulgaria]
  • Social Innovation Fund SIF [Lithuania]
  • Exchange House Ireland [Ireland]
  • Magenta Consultoría Projects S.L.U [Spain]

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Date of project: 01/10/2017 – 31/08/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+: Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of Adult education

Contact: CESIE: alessia.valenti@cesie.org


ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster networking, knowledge, experience-sharing among social workers, trainers, intercultural mediators and key stakeholders to strengthen resources supporting integration of migrant women and their access to work and development of entrepreneurial initiatives
  • To promote the social and entrepreneurial capacities of migrant women through development and exploitation of food-related knowledge and skills that provide possibilities for income-generating activities
  • To stimulate development and implementation of economically sustainable food-related innovative business ideas as a vehicle to promote mutual learning between the culture of migrant women and the one of the welcoming communities
  • To foster intercultural dialogue and a culture of welcoming communities in partners’ countries to reduce social exclusion of migrants and contribute to their better integration

  • Researching of quantitative and qualitative data collection on migrant women’s social, economic, learning needs, and analysis of business climate and preconditions for food-related business establishment
  • Offering international Training Course for 18 social workers/trainers/intercultural mediators
  • Implementing 20 Local Workshops to 12-15 migrant women per country on (I) development of personal and soft skills; (II) entrepreneurial education, entrepreneurial culture, entrepreneurial civil education; (III) visits to migrant-led enterprises and meetings with successful migrant entrepreneurs
  • Producing a toolkit for organizations promoting economically sustainable food-related innovative business ideas and cultural initiatives, the “Appetite for Enterprise” Toolkit

  • State of the Art Report composed of (i) Assessment of migrant women’s social, economic, learning needs, (ii) Analysis of business climate for food-related business establishment for migrant women – challenges and opportunities
  • Focus Groups, local Workshops and International Training Courses
  • nformal Network of Migrant Organisations, social workers, trainers, intercultural mediators, social partners and stakeholders, and migrant entrepreneurs
  • Local Enterprise Events (1 per country) to showcase business concepts to local audiences and stakeholders
  • “APPETITE for ENTERPRISE” Toolkit

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Four Elements (Greece)
  • Verein Niedersächsischer Bildungsinitiativen e.V. (Germany)
  • Elan Interculturel (France)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • Folkuniversitetet, Stiftelsen kursverksamheten vid Uppsala Universitet (Sweden)

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Date of project: 01/02/2017 – 31/01/2019

DG of reference: DG Home Affairs – Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), Priority 1: foster integration of migrant women

Contact: CESIE: stefania.zanna@cesie.org


CONVEY – Counteracting sexual violence and harassment: Engaging Youth in schools in digital education on gender stereotyping

CONVEY – Counteracting sexual violence and harassment: Engaging Youth in schools in digital education on gender stereotyping

CONVEY – Counteracting sexual violence and harassment: Engaging Youth in schools in digital education on gender stereotyping

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop peer-to-peer approaches to education and awareness-raising on sexual violence and harassment against women by training young people on the effects of gender stereotyping and sexualisation in digital media
  • To educate and contribute to behavioural change of young people in the field of sexual violence, harassment and gender stereotyping by developing an educational simulation game and a pilot creative programme of gender equality and sexual education, critical digital media literacy
  • To foster the respect of women’s rights and dignity in schools through a train-the-trainer programme for teachers on the prevention of gender stereotyping and sexualisation in the digital society

  • Involvement of 14-18 year-olds as peer consultants to provide inputs and feedback to the development of the CONVEY online simulation game
  • Establishment of an adult expert consulting group integrating professional external knowledge and experiences in the delivering of project’s activities
  • Creation of an online simulation game (and linked training materials) as educational tool to awareness raising and prevention against sexual violence and harassment
  • Organising workshops for teachers and educators by empowering with knowledge and tools to become trainers with innovative approaches on project’s sensitive issues
  • Developing a social media campaign against sexual violence & sexual harassment

  • Videos with testimonials on sexual harassment and sexual violence as experienced by sexual violence survivors
  • CONVEY Online simulation Game and UserManual
  • CONVEY Pilot Programme: Train-the-Trainers (ToT) workshops and Training Kit for teachers; local workshops for young people
  • Policy Recommendations for key educational and policy stakeholders
  • CONVEY Social Awareness Campaign against sexual violence and sexual harassment
  • Research report on CONVEY behavioural change effect on young people
  • Final local seminars and transnational conference

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Gender Alternatives Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • “Hope For Children” UNCRC Policy Center (Cyprus)
  • The Smile of the Child (Greece)
  • Sexual Violence Centre Cork (Ireland)
  • Westminster City Council (United Kingdom)

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Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 28/02/2019

DG of reference: DG JUST Directorate D: Equality Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme – Action Grants to support transnational projects to combat sexual harassment and sexual violence against women and girls

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org

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EQUALITY for CHANGE – Gender equality through global capacity building

EQUALITY for CHANGE – Gender equality through global capacity building

EQUALITY for CHANGE – Gender equality through global capacity building

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster cooperation and exchange of experiences and good practices in the field of young women empowerment and non-formal education
  • To build a transnational mobility EU-Africa women Network to promote non-formal learning
  • To improve the mobility of young people and youth workers, as well as youth employability
  • To increase young women’s understanding of intercultural dialogue and cultural diversity
  • To improve the quality and recognition of non-formal learning by developing educational programs in the field of media and new non-formal educational didactics

  • Carry out local research on the needs of young women and creation of a strategic report about the status of gender equality in partner countries
  • Public campaigning on gender equality and women empowerment in each partner country
  • Deliver national seminar on women and multimedia/ICT in each partner country
  • Deliver international youth training on media, communication and gender equality, Slovenia
  • Job shadowing opportunities in each partner country
  • Experience short term European Voluntary Service (EVS) in Kenya and Italy

  • Guidelines on EVS and Youth Mobility of women
  • Public Reports on local project activities achievements in each partner country

  • Coordinator: KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • De Lindenberg (Netherlands)
  • TYCEN – Tanzania Youth Cultural Exchange Network (Tanzania)
  • CAPEC – Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child (Cameroon)
  • KVDA – Kenya Voluntary Development Association (Kenya)

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Date of project: 01/02/2015 – 30/07/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


ARRC – ACTION FOR CHANGE: Achieving Resilience, Recovery and Choices for women and children following domestic violence

ARRC – ACTION FOR CHANGE: Achieving Resilience, Recovery and Choices for women and children following domestic violence

ARRC – ACTION FOR CHANGE: Achieving Resilience, Recovery and Choices for women and children following domestic violence

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop and exchange best practice in establishing specialised services to enable women and children to recover and reduce the need for removal of children
  • To empower women victims of domestic violence (DV) in steering and delivering the project to ensure services are responsive to their needs
  • To develop the ‘invest to save’ business case for establishing specialised services and develop recommendations for establishing provision at local, regional and national level across partner countries
  • To improve awareness and understanding of the needs of target beneficiaries and encourage and assist member states to develop service options that address gaps in provision

  • Steering Committee in the UK, in Romania and in Italy, with the involvement of women survivors of domestic violence, organised in the Shadow Women’s Board
  • Organisation of 4 Round Tables on the topics of birth mothers and families and implementing adequate support services to prevent the placement of children from women living in violent environment – stakeholders, academics, researchers, policy makers, practitioners and the women’s shadow boards will be directly engaged
  • Desk-based and qualitative research (interviews with women survivors and practitioners) to map the existing services and report on the best practices in delivering support to the target group
  • Design and implementation of new services delivered as pilot projects for women at risk of losing a child to care as a result of domestic violence
  • Development of a Best Practice Toolkit for practitioners, based on the findings of the research, the Transnational Workshops, the Round Tables, the women’s shadow board, and pilot project evaluations

  • Women’s Resources and Women’s Shadow Board
  • 4 Pilot Projects in UK, Romania, Hungary and Italy
  • 4 Transnational Workshops and 4 Round Tables on the topics of birth mothers and families
  • Desk-top Literature and Best Practice Review
  • Pilot Project Evaluation Report
  • Best Practice Tool
  • Final Dissemination Conference in the UK

  • Coordinator: RBKC – Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (United Kingdom)
  • Advance (United Kingdom)
  • Inclusion (United Kingdom)
  • CFCECAS – Center for Lifelong Learning and Evaluation of Skills in Social Work (Romania)
  • G-Led (Hungary)
  • Borgorete (Italy)

Associated Partners

  • Westminster City Council (United Kingdom)
  • London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham (United Kingdom)

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Date of project: 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2016

DG of reference: DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship – DAPHNE III Programme

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org