PITCH – A model for gender-sensitive integration strategies based on personalised, participatory, local, and multi stakeholder approaches

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Objectives

  • Enhanced socio-economic integration of migrant women and increased interaction between them and the host society.
  • A newly developed model for integration strategies adaptable to the specificities of different local contexts.
  • Sustainable collaborations and increased readiness of organisations, institutions and relevant stakeholders to tackle integration issues in the future.

Activities

  • Context analysis to identify local needs, mapping stakeholders & analysing existing integration strategies;
  • Co-design of the PITCH model for integration strategies during international working groups;
  • “Translation” of the model into 7 local integration strategies for migrant women, with the support of local advisory committees;
  • Development of clusters of activities and their flexible combination into personalised roadmaps, to respond to the individual needs of migrant women identified through a prior profiling process;
  • Finalisation of the local strategies and the PITCH model based on pilot-testing results;
  • Capacity buildings (CBP), local panel discussions, webinars, local events and an international conference to promote the strategies and the PITCH model, and to encourage interaction with the local community.

Resources

  • Database for integration including at least 40 stakeholders/implementation country
  • SWOT analysis Compendium on existing local integration strategies
  • Neighbourhood map/implementation country
  • PITCH model for local integration strategies
  • Local integration strategy for migrant women/implementation country
  • Profiling toolbox (guidelines on methods, topic list, profiling questionnaire, template for personalised roadmaps)
  • 4 Consolidated learning packages with material for upskilling cluster (language, digital skills, employability, entrepreneurship paths)
  • 3 Consolidated outlines for awareness raising/guidance cluster (rights and duties, active citizenship, career/training guidance)
  • 2 Programmes for social cluster (neighbourhood walks & social cafés) / implementation country
  • 30 personalised roadmaps to integration / implementation country
  • strategic document containing the final version of the local integration strategy for migrant women 1/implementation country
  • 1 White paper on the PITCH Model
  • 1 Outline for the Capacity Building Programme: designing sustainable needs- oriented integration initiatives

Impact

  • 210 migrant women involved.
  • Staff of 5 municipalities.
  • Staff of 7 organizations/research centers.
  • 1 network of municipalities.
  • Creation of a common EU model promoting a new, bottom-up approach to integration, resulting from a codesign process based on sharing local practices and peer-learning.
  • Transferability of project’s outputs, designed in a way to respond to the needs and challenges identified in different European countries.
  • Creation of a new channel for multi-stakeholder cooperation at transnational and local level.
  • Enhancement of institutional dialogue on integration strategies at EU level.
  • Stronger sense of belonging of migrant women to European societies, by strengthening their skills and by making them better aware of their rights, duties and opportunities.

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Il progetto

PITCH – A model for gender-sensitive integration strategies based on personalised, participatory, local, and multi stakeholder approaches

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Data di attuazione

01/01/2022 – 31/12/2024

Istituzione Finanziatrice

HOME – AMIF-2020-AG-CALL-01: Developing and implementing local integration strategies through multi- stakeholder partnerships

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