Follow the Gender ABC Project on Facebook (@GenderABC) and on Instagram (@genderabc)! Gender ABC is an EU funded project managed by the End FGM European Network in partnership with four other organisations: Terre Des Femmes (Germany), AIDOS (Italy), Medicos del Mundo (Spain) and APF (Portugal).
The project sets out to change children’s attitudes towards gender stereotypes & norms reinforcing gender-based violence and raising awareness of schools, families and communities to develop a supportive and safe environment for children to learn.
The Educational Modules
The Gender ABC project team developed 18 educational modules and 3 supporting documents: these modules are tools for educators, teachers and any other professional working with children and teenagers that wish to raise awareness about gender equality and gender-based violence. Discover the educational modules here.
APF, on of the partner organisation behind the Gender ABC, presented the project in the launching of the MenEngage Iberia Network.More
The Gender ABC recommendations for what to read, listen to and watch if you want to get through the summer by learning more on Gender Equality and feminism.More
From young people to young people, using arts as a tool for human rights: Gender ABC's students from Portugal have produced the rap song "RAP GENDER ABC" to address their peers and prevent various forms of gender-based violence, such as gender stereotyping, gender bullying, cyber violence and intimate partner violence. Check out the lyrics!More
Our team has been working hard in June and we have made many exciting things happen! Isma Benboulerbah, Gender ABC’s Project Coordinator, had meetings with key actors of the European Parliament to promote the Project and talk about it to a broader audience.More
In Portugal, APF organised an Online Campaign, called “Live the Tradition Without Discrimination! - Prevent Gender-Based Violence”. The campaign is part of the Gender ABC Project and is taking place from the 1st of June until the 30th.More
One of the activities of the Gender ABC educational programme is called “Flying to a new land”. Participants learn what their needs and their wants are: they learn to differ what they really need and what they want to have but not necessarily need. They learn to connect human needs and human rights.More
On the 27th of April, TERRE DES FEMMES launched an Awareness Week, calling attention to the importance of gender education programmes and support services, particularly during lockdown measures in the course of Covid-19.More
For a few years now, thousands of podcasts have been created and became a trend. Wherever you are, podcasts allow you to listen to amazing feminist activists sharing information, thoughts and ideas! Here, you can find our 10 suggestions!More
In Portugal, the national pandemic containment programme decreed the closure of schools on the 16th March, consequently Gender ABC school training was suspended.More
In Portugal, the topic of FGM is still considered taboo (or non-priority) in many contexts, including the school curriculum. Putting FGM on the governmental and non-governmental agenda is essential to end the practice.More