Marielle – Never stop rising

Association Euni Partners participates in new project called “Marielle – Never stop rising”. It derives from the desire to start a process of exchange of good practices and both personal and professional enrichment of operators who work with vulnerable women, victims or subject to episodes of violence or discrimination and at risk of social exclusion. 

The general objective of the project is: To contribute to strengthen gender empowerment and prevent violence against women at risk of marginality. Its specific objectives are:

– to foster the achievement by educators and social workers of specific skills in order to support women at risk of marginalization, victims of violence and gender discrimination through an exchange of good practices; 

– to raise the level of awareness and the development of life skills in women at risk and victims of violence; 

– increase the commitment of organizations in empowering and preventing discrimination and violence against women by creating a European network that could act locally and internationally. 

The project includes three short term joint staff training events on the following topics:

– economic empowerment of women; 

– socialization and self-esteem as a tool for self-efficacy;

– social tailoring as a tool to make gender-based violence emerge and to acknowledge the importance of the relationship between the target groups and the urban environment in which they live.

The whole project will transversally experience the application of the following methodologies: – mutual learning; – peer education; – cooperative learning and active learning methods; – intercultural education; – non-formal education. 

 Women, direct beneficiaries of the project, will have the chance to experience new methodologies that will influence their levels of empowerment.

Partnership Project coordinator: Per Esempio Onlus, Italy 

Partners: Associazione Handala, Italy Surt, Fundacio de Dones Fundacio Privada, Spain Merkuri, Georgia Association Euni Partners, Bulgaria Small Projects Istanbul, Turkey Social Empowerment HUB, Greece 

Co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme

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