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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

The first lobbying meeting was organized online on 17.09.2020. The agenda included two hours of discussion between 10.00 and 12.00. A group of 14 participants from the court, the police, the prosecution office, the social services, the municipality of Plovdiv, the regional governor of Plovdiv and NGOs dealing with human rights protection took part in the meeting.

The second lobbying meeting was organized online on 02.10.2020. The agenda included two hours of discussion between 13.30 and 15.30. A group of 26 participants from the court, the police, the prosecution office, the social services, the municipality of Plovdiv, the regional governor of Plovdiv and NGOs dealing with human rights protection took part in the meeting. Some of theparticipants were working with women with humanitarian or refugee status, and others were working with women who are living in Bulgaria with prolonged residence.

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The 4th Partnership meeting took place online on 23.06.2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The partners discussed the multi-agency cooperation and mutual learning envisaged under the initiative.

They shared their plans for the implementation of the National small-scale events and the Lobbying meetings under the project.

Read more: 4th Partnership meeting under the BASE project