Training course: Training on Gender Equality

Location: Ommen, Netherlands

Dates: 20-31 August 2022

Number of participants: 35

Participating countries: Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain

Organizer: The Youth For Mobility Foundation (Youth NGO)

Apply: here

Deadline to apply: 16 June 2022

Date of selection: 17 June 2022

Inquiries about this training course: Soehail Ali at sohail@youthformobility.com

Costs:

Participation fee

30 EUR payable when succesful at registration.

Accommodation and food

Office Revolt takes place in the town of Ommen in the Netherlands. You’ll be staying at the Olde Vechte accommodation at the edge of town. A large country house surrounded by lush nature, just the right place for this project! You’ll sleep in a room with max. four other persons, and sufficient shared bathrooms are available. An activity space is present at the site, and next to that plenty of common rooms and outside space are at your disposal.

Meals are fully vegan, just because we care a lot about animal rights and sustainability. Let us know in case you’ve got any hesitations, allergies or other desires.

Travel reimbursement

Selected participants recieve a e-ticket for international travel for free from their nearest train station to Ommen and back (by plane or train) and are not have to buy/book their own tickets (as we will work with Railteam and One World alliance for your flights so you do not have to wait for reimbursements).  All group will travel together.

Training on Gender Equality

Gender Equality – A training course is a 11 days project which will be focused on bolstering sound knowledge on inequality, and develop digital, entrepreneurial, creativity, literacy and empathy skills by using photography as a tool for expression

This training course brings together 30 persons from Estonia, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands. You will learn how to utilize visual art as a tool to raise awareness about current gender disparities. And you’ll promote public discussion about the importance of equal authority for women and men in the workplace and other settings, and how to achieve it.

THEREFORE, THE OBJECTIVES ARE TO

-Familiarize you with the numerous types and examples of discrimination and unconscious bias that women encounter, as well as the importance of working toward a society where such concerns are no longer an issue;

-Provide participants with the knowledge and abilities to utilize visual arts to raise awareness about current gender disparities.

-Encourage participants to  foster public discussion about the need for an equal authority workplace and how to achieve it.

WHAT WILL YOU GAIN?

-The competences to express yourself about important societal issues through visual arts, which includes creativity and visual thinking skills

-New knowledge and perspectives about gender inequalities, and in particular about the authority gap that women face on a daily basis.

-Communication skills to contribute to narrowing the authority gap in your own environment

-Experience in practising these skills and knowledge in a safe environment where you can thrive.

-A strong European support network, as well as connections with relevant actors and the local community