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On 10.11.2020 The team of the Gender Alternatives Foundation held an online event to disseminate the results of the project "No Gaps - a transnational methodology for social and labor intervention with young women seeking asylum and refugees" (2018-2-ESO2-KA205-011654).

 The event brought together 23 representatives from local and national institutions working in the areas of equality between women and men, violence against women and direct work with the integration of vulnerable groups. These were experts from the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski", Plovdiv Municipality, Social Assistance Directorates - Plovdiv, Asenovgrad, Karlovo, Stamboliyski, Hissarya and others.

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Professionals working in the field of migration processes and the integration of vulnerable groups will now be able to take advantage of new and innovative Open Educational Resources for comprehensive social and labor intervention with young women asylum seekers and refugees. The international team of the NO GAPS Project has created a "Handbook and tools for professionals for comprehensive intervention with young women asylum seekers and refugees", which includes theoretical and practical content on the topics:

    

The team of the GAF held a pilot training for professionals on the 17th of October 2020 in Plovdiv. The training was part of the project No Gaps - Transnational methodology for socio-labour intervention with young women asylum seekers and refugees” (2018-2-ESO2-KA205-011654), funded under the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

Read more: Training for professionals - part of the project No Gaps

On the 12.05.2020 it was organized the second partnership meeting of the project "Power Up - Empowering and Upskilling women with a migrant background to foster their social and labour inclusion” (2019-1-BG01-KA204-062546). The initiative is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. Due to the emergency situation related with the COVID-19, the meeting was held online. The partnership consortium consists of four EU organizations – Gender Alternatives Foundation (BG), Solidaridad sin Fronteras (ES), Mindshift (PT) and Matertera (CZ).

Read more: SECOND MEETING OF THE “POWER UP” PROJECT

     The WAVE network, established in 1994 as an informal platform of like-minded people. Since 2014 is a legal entity and an official network of organizations composed of European members working in the field of combating violence against women and children. The WAVE network aims to promote and strengthen human rights in general and to prevent violence against women and children in particular. It aims to establish gender equality by eliminating all forms of violence against women. WAVE is the only European network focused solely on eliminating violence against women and children.

     WAVE adheres to the goals of the United Nations, emphasizing the importance of working to end all forms of violence against women and children in public and private life in accordance with the Vienna Declaration, the Declaration on Violence against Women, the Beijing Platform for Action and all others. related documents.

    GA Foundation (Gender Alternatives Foundation) is an official member of the WAVE Network from 18.05.2020. Thank you for your trust, colleagues!