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

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Objectives

  • 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

Activities

  • 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

Results

Partners

  • 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)

The project

Project Number

Date of the 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

Categories

Unit

Rights and Justice

Info & contacts

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E-mail

noemi.deluca@cesie.org
CESIE