Raising awareness on gender equality and women‘s human rights

Theme: Promoting gender equality and diversity in order to protect human rights of migrants and refugees 

 

Title: Raising awareness on gender equality and women‘s human rights

 

Developed by: Social Innovations Fund, Lithuania

 

Based on:  European Commission 2017 report on equality between women and men in the European Union

Strategic Engagement for Gender Equality 2016-2019

Psychology: Science in Action

Directive 2012/29/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA

 

Aim: To enhance awareness around the equal human rights and opportunities of women and men in the society.

 

The level of language knowledge: Level B2.

 

Description: Understanding basic gender equality principles and the ability to integrate them in your life practices and perceptions will help you to adapt in EU society.
This exercise will help you to improve your soft skill “awareness of gender Equality”. Thus, you will get an understanding about different gender discrimination and violence issues and situations, also you will learn about EU gender culture context. As a result, you will be more prepared to broaden women’s social life and work perspective and protect the women from gender discrimination in private and public spheres. You will be prepared to face the challenges regarding possible culturally different woman status in the society and family, expectations regarding women emancipation and their social and economic opportunities.
Also this exercise encourages deeming about respectful, equal and acceptable in EU society behaviour towards women and men.

 

Learning outcomes: Completing this exercise will enable you to:

  • Improve your understanding and demonstrate an awareness and sensibility in gender equality in private and public spheres.
  • Identify characteristics of gender discrimination.

 

Expected duration: 30 minutes.

 

Task(s): Read the following statements and choose the correct answer.

 

 

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