Seminar: Feminist of the World, Unite! – Study session

Location: European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary

Dates: 2-6 March 2020

Number of participants: 31

Participating countries: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Georgia, Italy, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Sweden

Apply here: application form

Organizer: International Falcon Movement – Socialist Educational International

Deadline to apply: 20 January 2020

Date of Selection: 2 February 2020

Inquiries about this training course: anuschka@ifm-sei.org

Costs:
Participation fee
60€ per person (covers accommodation, food, programme and travel costs). If the cost is a barrier to your participation, please get in touch.

Accommodation and food
The Study Session will take place at the European Youth Center Budapest which will also provide accommodation and food. The costs are covered through the participation fee.

Travel reimbursement
Travel costs will be reimbursed at full on the spot. If the cost is a barrier to your participation, please get in touch

Feminist of the World, Unite!

Feminist of the World, Unite! invites feminist activists and educators from all around the globe to discuss intersectional feminism, gender equality and power structures in a safe and healing environment.
Do you identify as a woman, non-binary person or any other gender, that is not a cis-gendered man? Are you between 16-30, and involved in feminist work as an activist or educator? Are you sick and tired of the patriarchy, uninclusive feminism and gender-based oppression? Do you want to share ideas, develop your perspective and plan an action with likeminded people from all over the world? If the answer is yes to these questions, our upcoming study session in partnership with the Council of Europe sounds like the right space for you! Apply to unite with feminists around the world!

Objectives of the seminar :

  • Provide a space to create strategies, tools and skills to promote inclusive, intersectional feminism
  • Offer participants the opportunity to discuss and explore their own experiences and societal realities concerning feminism
  • Explore intersectionality concerning feminism and consider how and why marginalised and minority groups have different experiences of sexism and patriarchy
  • Offer space for participants to share projects, programmes and expertise in the field of feminism and promote the cross-pollination of ideas and approaches
  • Create projects and strategies that build bridges between lived experiences, education, activism and policy to challenge the patriarchy

Prospective applicants should:
NOT identify as a cis-gendered man
Be between 16-30 years old. If you’re aged 16 and 17, you must provide parental/guardian consent, and attend with another participant who will take legal responsibility you (including during travel). This age limitation is due to the funding rules of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe who is one of the partners of this Study Session. Participants up to an age of 35 can only be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
Have experience discussing and implementing intersectional and inclusive feminist perspectives and practices
Have the time to attend the whole study session, and to implement the project or action following the project
Able to work confidently in English

Inclusion :
IFM-SEI aims to include people of all genders in their activities and will aim for a balance of different genders (excluding cis-gendered men). Participants will be selected based on their application questions, and the selection team will also ensure there is a geographical and organisational balance in the participants.

Specific priority will be given to:
Applicants are at risk of marginalisation with regards to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, geographical background and/or religion, young migrants and refugees, and young people of colour or with access needs.
The specific needs of a participant will not be part of the selection criteria. We encourage applicants to be honest and open about their access needs for the project. This way, we can best accommodate every person and ensure the right support structures are in place from as early as possible.