LAB4GE Participatory Visit in Spain

Asfar has participated in the third Participatory Visit in Spain: Transfer of I-Box’ best practices. During the first day, the LAB4GE partners have been introduced to the I-Box methodology and have visited “Espai Dones i Igualtat” (EDI) – a woman protection service. In the afternoon they have been joined by Grúas Rigar who talked about … Continued

World Press Freedom Day

As we join together to recognise World Press Freedom Day, the Partners of the LAB4GE project focus their attention on combating the additional disadvantages women face in their access and participation in the world of news and reporting. More women are needed to help promote gender diverse reporting and a balanced and non-stereotyped portrayal of … Continued

LAB4GE Participatory Visit in Denmark

Last week Asfar participated in the first Participatory Visit in Denmark: Transfer of InternCollege’s best practices. This is the first Participatory Visit organised as part of our #LAB4GE project and it brought together partners from 6 European countries (UK, Hungary, Denmark, Italy, Romania and Spain). During the 4 days, the hosts presented the Equal Start Methodology as … Continued

LAB4GE – Flyer available

Learn Abroad to do Better at home for Gender Equality (LAB 4 GE) is a project aimed to exchange good practice on Gender Equality and empower women entrepreneurship among adults, educators and staff members of the organizations. If you are interested to learn more about the project, Asfar with project partners has just published the … Continued

Building a gender-equitable world: Media literacy, digital storytelling and social action towards achieving SDG5

The Building a gender-equitable world: Media literacy, digital storytelling and social action towards achieving SDG5 Online Activity is organised as part of the RESOLVE: New Youth Order project, providing an opportunity for youth leaders to engage and share their thoughts, opinions and participate in democratic practice. As a RESOLVE programme, this Online Dialogue Activity will mobilise … Continued

Gender Equality for a restored Earth

Women’s empowerment is key to reducing climate change Empowering women and girls in developing countries ranked second among 76 solutions for curbing global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to a new report by the climate research organization Project Drawdown. Gender equality in health and education hasn’t received much public attention as a climate solution, … Continued

Social Justice Day

Most international or global days are celebrated to create awareness and educate the community about topics of concern that needs global attention. International days are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address #globalproblems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity on a global and … Continued

Gender inequality and the COVID-19 crisis

According to the United Nations Human Development Working Paper on ‘Gender inequality and the COVID-19 crisis: A Human Development perspective’, women are disproportionately affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic. The paper explains how ‘women make up more than 85% of nursing personnel and women make up almost half of doctors for all countries except those with … Continued

The Global Gender Report 2020

The Global Gender Report 2020 from the World Economic Forum has concluded that although some improvements have been made to bridge gender gaps, that globally we still have a long way to go in order to achieve complete closure of all gender gaps. The UK was ranked 21st overall for The Global Gender Gap Index, … Continued

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