Aarhus Universitets segl

International Youth Conference on Gender Equality and Human Rights

Aktivitet: Tale eller præsentation - typerForedrag og mundtlige bidrag

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Astrid Elkjær Sørensen - Foredragsholder

The project "Gender journey and young women empowerment programme 2022" increases young people`s knowledge and awareness about gender equality and reinforce young peoples role in creation of an inclusive and equal school/environment with a focus on increased youth active participation and women empowerment by tackling gender based discrimination.
The aim of the project is to raise awareness among Nordic (Finnish, Swedish and Danish) and Estonian students school and university students about deep-rooted gender inequalities in everyday social contexts and the stereotypes and prejudices that fuel it. Also to create values for young people, that will promote the development and care of our society and spread tools to reduce inequalities. Advance discussion on gender roles and stereotypes needed to find constructive solutions. Provide constructive knowledge and skills on gender equality in the education system to ensure early intervention in the perpetuation of prejudices and stereotypes. This will be achieved through five main activities, which involve young people, students’ councils, teachers and student representatives in secondary schools and youth organisation.

The target group of the project is young people upper secondary school students and young people 14-31+ years old and various local youth organizations and educators. The stakeholders are the educational institutions, governmental bodies and youth associations/civil society organisations, and certainly also the young parents and their networks. Schools and Youth organisation should contribute to equality and democracy, according to the curricula of Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Estonia.
feb. 2023

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