Peers for Equality – Developing Capacities for Tackling Gender Based Discrimination

Project Overview

Project Title Peers for Equality – Developing Capacities for Tackling Gender Based Discrimination
Project Number 589795-EPP-1-2017-1-RO-EPPKA2-CBY-ACPALA
Country Kyrgyzstan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 0 - 500 000
Project Start – Project End August 7, 2017–March 1, 2019
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding European Union
Project Budget(EUR) 109.516
Implementing Organization / Consortium

• Ala Ofensiva Tinerilor Asociatia (Romania) – Project Coordinator
• European Peer Training Organisation (Belgium)
• Public Association Youth Peer Education Network Y-Peer (Kyrgyzstan)

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team
Beneficiary National government

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

“Peers for Equality – developing capacities for tackling gender based discrimination” is an Erasmus+ project aiming at developing the capacities of platforms and NGOs working with peer education of responding to the needs existing in European and Central Asian societies for reducing gender based discrimination. To achieve this, two international peer training networks: the European Peer Training Organisation and Y-Peer will cooperate to develop a new educational programme.

Project Objectives
  • To develop a new programme of non­formal learning that will reduce gender based discrimination among participants by at least 40%, adapted to the needs and realities of the European and Central Asian society, based on the partners’ cooperation and the experiences they had regarding this topic- testing and assessing the effectiveness of these new youth practices in 5 different cultural contexts, on a minimum of 100 youngsters.
  • To ensure the sustainability of this programme for at least 3 years and its multiplication.
Education Sector VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Standards and curriculum development
Occupational Field Security Services, Personal and Other Services
Target Groups Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Standardisation, Certification, Accreditation Bodies, Training providers (public and private)
Related Projects

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Activities
  1. Exchanging, adapting and creating non­formal methods and tools that will help future peer trainers change the mentality of people with respect to gender based discrimination.
  2. Ensuring the sustainability of this programme for at least 3 years and its multiplication.
  3. Testing the future methodologies and kick start a new programme for addressing gender inequality.
Project Results
  • A new programme of non­formal learning developed.
  • Non­formal methods created.

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