Gender equality is one of the cornerstones of European policy however, we must accept that we will never achieve gender equality while there is a persistent and wide-scale gender-based violence against women. Specially during this time of Covid-19 pandemic, where “home” does not mean safety for everyone. Unfortunately for some is where the violence, abuse and control take place devastating families and communities. .
Empower purpose is to support families at risk of violence through the development and implementation of uniquely, age-appropriate education tools that can be applied to a family-learning environment and addresses all family members in its approach to prevent violence within the home.
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The main actions for this project are:
Programa para os Pais Construírem Relacionamentos Familiares Positivos – Os pais desenvolverão a sua consciência sobre a violência doméstica através de seis tópicos entregues através de uma combinação de workshops presenciais e uma biblioteca online de recursos digitais;
Family Learning Toolkit- Will be developed different materials: Comic Strips for Young Children, Interative Magazines for Teenagers and Young Adults and a audio book for Senior Adults;
To support the implementation of these resources the project will also implement an In-service training programme to develop the skills and competences of adult educators.