Training course: Taking action against gender stereotypes and sexism in media

Location: Krusevac, Serbia

Dates: 18-27 May 2020

Participating countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey

Number of participants: 30

Apply here: Application form (please send filled in application form to no later that 7th of April 2020)

Organizer: Educational center – Krusevac

Deadline to apply: 7 April 2020

Date of Selection: 10 April 2020

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Participation fee
This project is funded by Council of Europe in the frame of European Youth Foundation. There is NO participation fee.

Accommodation and food
Accommodation, food and coffe breaks in the hotel will be fully covered by organizers.

Travel reimbursement
Travel costs: 70% of actual travel costs will be reimbursed to participants by bank transfer after providing original travel documents. Participants are in charge of covering 30% of their travel costs.Please bear in mind that there is maximum allowed travel costs per participant from specific country.

Maximum amount of travel costs per participant per country (100% of travel costs can not be higher than following amount):

Serbia 30 Euros
Montenegro 60 Euros
Spain 270 Euros
Albania 150 Euros
Slovenia 150 Euros
Bosnia and Herzegovina 70 Euros
Croatia 120 Euros
Italy 270 Euros
Turkey 270 Euros
Poland 270 Euros

Taking action against gender stereotypes and sexism in media

This is a partnership project for the skills development of participating youth workers/leaders and providing them with innovative tools in the field of combating gender stereotypes and sexism in media and promoting gender equality.

“Taking action against gender stereotypes and sexism in media” project is eight day long Training course using interactive, innovative and creative methods of non-formal education regarding gender stereotypes, sexism and gender-based hate speech in media. TC will gather 30 participants (youth workers, youth leaders and volunteers) from 10 Council of Europe member states.

The purpose of this project is to share and exchange different knowledge and experience, to discuss gender issue in media context and create plan to take action against gender stereotypes and sexism in media.

The main Aim of this project is to build capacity of youth organizations and youth workers in to support and empower young people to be agents for social change and combat gender-based stereotypes and sexism in ofline and online media.

Specific objectives:

– Building of key competences (knowledge, skills and attitudes) of youth workers/leaders to integrate different approach, tools and resources that promote gender equality in media content.

– To engage, connect and empower young people to use opportunities and tools to create and share media content which will promote and support respecting of human rights and gender equality.

– To improve the quality of youth work and NFL to more efficiently and extensively use innovative and creative tools in their everyday work and promote respect of human rights, equal opportunities, and gender equality

– To promote and improve international cooperation, exchange and capacity development of youth organizations and young people, in the field of gender perspective in media context.

During the project, participants will gain theoretical knowledge about the Gender equality and practical skills how to use media tools as effectively social intervention method in their youth work in their local communities towards meaningful social change.

Participants will learn how to use of line and on line media space to combat gender stereotypes, prejudices, sexism, and violence and hate speech and contribute to gender equality. Participants will create, practice and produce diverse media contents – radio shows, short movies and internet thematic texts.