She-Experts InitiativeThe Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) is now accepting applications from women living and/or working in Cyprus with proven expertise in diverse areas to participate in its Expert Women’s Initiativewhich aims to promote and support women’s contribution to society.

The Expert Women’s Initiative is being implemented with the framework of the project Time to Act: Time to ACT: Strengthening Capacity for Gender Parity in Political Decision-making in Cyprus co-funded by the “Global Women, Peace and Security” Initiative, United States Department of State.

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The  Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)  is a partner to the project entitled, “Circle of CHANGE: Preventing and combating violence against women and girls through gender equality awareness”. The aim of the project is to support the development and implementation of practical and targeted information, awareness-raising and education activities to eliminate Intimate Partner Violence/Sexual Violence (IPV/SV) in different levels: teen relationships, stakeholders and the wider-public. Read more →

The  Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)  is a partner to the project entitled: “Ending Sexual Harassment and Violence in Third Level Education (ESHTE)“. The project aims to prevent and combat sexual violence and harassment (SVH) and build a culture of zero tolerance in universities and 3rd level institutions (UTLIs) throughout Europe through building; a feminist understanding and analysis, of the caused and effects of SVH. More importantly, it aims to support UTLIs to articulate a clear message, commitment, set of core values, ethos procedures and protocols to build a Zero Tolerance Zone and provide opportunities for sharing models of good practice.

Coordinator: National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI)

Partners: Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies, the Women’s Issues Information Centre (WIIC) in Lithuania and Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS) in UK.

Associate Partners (in Cyprus): University of Nicosia

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The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)  is a partner to the project entitled: “Free to Choose“. The main aim of the project is to raise awareness on gender diversity, enhancing and strongly promote change of culture and behaviour in youngster in choosing and transition phases and in adult key-persons, regarding types, roots and effects of gender stereotypes and segregation in labor market. Related objectives are to bring young people and the adult key-persons to get involved in a innovative and develop a different vision of the professions, skills and opportunities in labor market gender perspective. This will require the decodification of stereotypes, its recognition and overcoming, acting on young and adults.

Coordinator: Cooperativa Sociale Onlus ITACA Servici Socio Sanitari Educativi in Italy

Partners: Mediterranean Institute of Gender StudiesIRES FVG (Italy), Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy), REGIONE FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA (Italy), APLOAD (Portugal),  Zavod Nefiks  (Slovenia), MCBIT (Slovenia), OPCIONATE (Spain) and FIDAPA (Italy)

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The  Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) is coordinating the project entitled: “GENDER-ED: Combatting gender stereotypes in education and career guidance“. The main aim of the project is to address the stereotyping of educational and career choices and to promote gender equality in education, training and career guidance. This will be achieved by attracting  women into male-dominated sectors or occupations, and conversely to attract men into female-dominated sectors or occupations by challenging stereotypical assumptions about the roles of women and men in the labour market, including in leadership positions, and to change behaviours and practices that hamper equality.

CoordinatorMediterranean Institute of Gender Studies in Cyprus.

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