The Greek-Norwegian collaboration project “SAFE-NET: Creating a Safety Net for girls’ victims of Online Violence” (2021-2023) aims to create a security network to address online violence against women and girls. Click here for background information on online violence and cybersafe toolkit.
The project aims to raise awareness among parents, school professionals and potential victims of online violence. Project activities include
Project coordinator at KUN is Tanya Skjønhaug
“I have a dream”, 2021-2024, EEA Grants
In cooperation with LARGO
The aim of the project is to test, implement and disseminate new methods for empowering Roma women through advocacy. KUN Centre for Equality and Diversity participates in the project by conducting a desk study on good empowerment practices in Norway and the EU, and a qualitative study of the situation of Roma women in Norway. The results of the research will be presented in two reports and during deliberative discussions in Bulgaria. Furthermore, KUN will assist in the organization of at least six advocacy campaigns on topics related to empowerment of Roma women in Bulgaria.
Cávado + Igual 2021-2023, EEA Grants
In cooperation with CIM Cávado (Portugal)
The Cávado + Igual project is an Open Call#5 – Intervention projects to promote gender equality at local level, within the scope of the Work-life Balance Programme and funded by EEA Grants. The objectives of the project are centered on the assumption of a municipal and sub-regional commitment to the promotion of gender equality and balance of professional, personal, and family life.
Gender Equality Promotion 2021 – 2023, EEA Grants
In cooperation with Inštitút ľudských prav, Slovakia
The objective of the project is to raise public awareness about gender equality through numerous online campaigns and educational activities directed at young women and men. Young people will be engaged in a thinking process on the topics of gender stereotypes, gender roles, as well as will have a chance to examine and reflect on their own prejudices on themselves and on other gender.
DIVERS@S AND ATIV@S: Promoting diversity and non-discrimination in the professional workplace 2021-2023, EEA Grants
In cooperation with Associação Portuguesa para a Diversidade e Inclusão (APPDI), Portugal
The project intends to develop a set of transformative tools and instruments to promote workplace diversity and combat discrimination against vulnerable groups. Through construction of a collaborative awareness campaign and involvement of numerous companies and social entities, the project will stimulate promotion of inclusion and equality in the workplace.
Fair Play at Schools 2019 - 2022, Erasmus + project
In cooperation with Genderove informacni centrum NORA (Czech Republic) and the Eesti Naisteühenduste Ümarlaua Sihtasutus (Estonia)
The project addresses the issue of gender in education. It aims at enhancing teachers’ sensitivity to gender issues. The project aims to contribute to more inclusive classroom environments where girls and boys can develop their competencies in a safe and welcoming atmosphere without the pressure of restrictive gender stereotypes
Likestillingssenteret KUN (NO), Ekvalita (FI), Elevernas Riksforbund (SE) skal i prosjektet «Trygge skoler» utvikle en felles nordisk metode basert på normkritikk for å skape en inkluderende og likestilt skole med fokus på økt elevdeltakelse.
Dette vil bli gjort gjennom fem forskjellige arbeidspakker med inkludering av elevråd, rektorer og elevombud i videregående skole og ungdomsskole i Norge, Sverige, Finland og Åland.
Vi avslutter prosjektet med en digital lansering for prosjektets målgrupper: rektorer, studentråd og studentrepresentanter i Norden. Elevombudene vil være de som viderefører arbeidet og sprer metode videre i sine egne land.
Prosjektansvarlig hos KUN er Karin Hovde.
Gjennom prosjektet skal vi gjennomføre en nettverkssamling blant skeive i Sápmi, for erfaringsutveksling og organisasjonsutvikling. Målet er å styrke den skeive samiske organiseringen og på den måten bygge opp flere og bedre møteplasser for hele Sápmi. På sikt vil flere møteplasser og en sterkere skeiv samisk organisering bidra til mer åpenhet og kunnskap, både blant skeive samer, men også befolkningen ellers.
Nettverkssamlingen vil samle deltakere fra finsk, svensk og norsk side. En slik samling har to hovedformål
Prosjektet er finansiert av Nordisk Ministeråd, og er et samarbeid mellom Likestillingssenteret KUN, Garmeres, Norge, Sameföreningen i Stockholm, Sverige og Suomi Sami Nuorat, Finland.
Prosjektleder ved KUN er Marianne Gulli.
BridGEs: Alto-Minho companies for Gender Equality 2020 - 2023, EEA Grants
In cooperation with Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Porto (FPCEUP), Portugal
The project aims to create and test instruments to measure and study gender inequalities in work organisations, involving the direct and active participation of organisations. Since the project's actions are essentially directed at the business sector, it is of utmost importance for companies to participate in this process, contributing from the outset to the co-construction of the products addressed to them, analysing their feasibility and feasibility in their contexts and anticipating obstacles and ways to overcome them.
Social and Legal Actions to Combat Honor Related Abuses 2019 – 2021, EEA Grants
In cooperation with Center for Development of Sustainable Communities (Bulgaria) and Women Lawyers Association (Bulgaria)
The project gave focus to the problem of honor related violence existent in the Bulgarian and Norwegian societies. The partnership organizations worked towards creating awareness about the issue and to the present inadequate protection of honor violence victims. During the project implementation, an analysis of the existing policies on the issue was carried out, recommendations for changes in policies and legislation aimed at the prevention of honor related violence were developed and presented to public institutions.
Inclusive Workplace 2021, EEA Grants: Active Citizens Fund, Bilateral Initiative
In cooperation with Zensky algoritmus ( Slovakia)
KUN Centre for Equality and Diversity participated in the project by providing a series of training sessions on the topic of “Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace”. Best practices were shared, and discussions were held around the topics of how to attract and implement diversity in the workplace, how to keep it and measure it.
ENVOLVI 2019 – 2021, EEA Grants
In cooperation with Novo Dia - Associação para a Inclusão Social (Portugal)
The defense of human rights of elderly people living in the Azores (Portugal) is the focus of the present project, aiming to foster healthy intergenerational relations to strengthen social cohesion and promote active citizenship and aging. The project includes activities that acknowledge and value the potential of older generations, as well as the issue of isolation and violence against the elderly is given focus to.
The project was carried out together with the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs with the goal of enhancing Vietnam's capacity for gender equality work through application of the Norwegian experience. The project contributed to integrating a gender perspective in legislation, strategy and action plans, and influenced policy development in the gender equality field.
JUWOBA (Justice to women exposed to violence in the Barents region) 2010- 2011
Funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services
The goal of the project was to map and discuss society’s institutionalization of measures to ensure justice for victims of violence. Through four seminars in the Barents Region, Norwegian and Russian representatives from health care, the police, the judicial system, organizations working with state compensation to victims of violence and crisis centers exchanged knowledge and discussed their experience from their respective work fields