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LATEST PROJECTS:

*Stop Violence Against Women: From (A)wareness to (Z)ero Victims Blaming

Duration: 3th of April 2017 – 2nd of October 2019.

Objectives: to develop targeted information & implement practical empowerment actions, education activities and awareness-raising to increase understanding of different forms of VAW & stop blaming VAW victims & ultimately contribute to promoting zero tolerance to VAW & strengthening gender equality.

Partners: Center for Equality Advancement, Human Rights Monitoring Institute, Nomoshiti.

*Municipalities' Success Code – Gender Equality

Duration: 12th of December 2016 – 11th of December 2020.

Objectives: to systematically seek for the gender equality in the municipalities by educating public sector representatives and raising their awareness on gender equality issues, their ability to recognise activities resulting in men and women (in)equality, create and implement targeted measures for guaranteeing equal rights.

Partners: Association of Local Authorities in Lithuania, Lithuanian Women‘s Lobby Organisation, Statistics Lithuania. 

*Change in Private, Public and Civic Sectors - New Standards for Reducing Discrimination

Duration: 6th of April 2017 – 5th of April 2020.

Partners: Human Rights Monitoring Institute, National LGBT Rights Organization LGL.

*BREAK! – Overcoming Gender Stereotypes in Europe Through Cross-media Learning

Duration: 1st of January 2017 – 31st of December 2019.

Objectives: The project aims at contributing to overcoming educational and occupational gender segregation by reaching out to young people aged 13-30 through innovative cross-media tools and practices that are up to date with nowadays youth.

Partners: The Office of the Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner, Estonia (coordinating organization), Estonian National Broadcasting (ERR), Tallinn University, Estonia, INNOVE Foundation, Estonia, The Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson, Lithuania, The Centre for Gender Equality, Iceland, Ministry of Welfare, Iceland.

 *#LGBT_LT: Raising Awariness Through Visibility in Lithuania

Duration: 1 January 2018 – 31 December 2019.

Objectives: to increase social acceptance of LGBT* people in Lithuania; to raise awareness about remaining legal challenges for LGBT* people; to promote active citizenship among the members of the local LGBT* community with the view of reshaping public discourse on LGBT* issues.

Partners: National LGBT Rights Organization LGL (coordinating organization), Association “In Corpore”.

*Moving Towards Social Change: Building Knowledge Base and Effective Legislation on Equality and Non-discrimination

Duration: 1st of January 2016 – 31st of December 2017.

Objective: to increase political and public support for effective implementation of equality legislation.

Partner: Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights (NGO).