FREASCO: free from sexism and sexual harassment at school

Gender-based violence (GBV) is one of the most widespread human rights abuses in the world, affecting individuals everywhere, with consequences that reach beyond the individual and can affect entire families and communities. Humanitarian crises and situations of fragility more broadly can exacerbate exposure to different forms of GBV. GBV interventions refer to core crisis programming…

Why addressing GBVH(Gender-Based Violence and Sexual Harassment) is important in the education sector

In a truly democratic society, there should be no place for any kind of discrimination or violence.  Gender education should be considered at all levels, at all annual groups and curricula to improve education in this subject. GBVH that occurs in educational institutions on a systematic basis has long-term impacts on students’ learning, health, wellbeing,…

Skillman sets a crucial partnership with iTech

In June 2021, the Skillman Alliance strengthened its cooperation with ITECH (VET School ITECH Elbinsel Wilhelmsburg) by signing a new Memorandum of Understanding. This new cooperation is aimed at establishing a mutually beneficial collaboration with the ultimate goal of contributing to the development and promotion of both parties’ activities. ITECH provides high-quality VET in dual…

Skillman Alliance welcomes new partner Nkey

In June 2021, the Skillman Alliance strengthened its cooperation with NKey srl a highly qualified Italian ICT company with experience in research and development of integrated systems and services for business innovation. Since 2010, Nkey has been actively participating in European Projects developed within the Erasmus+ programme. This participation also led to the “VIRAL for Local…

Feminine versus Masculine sports: the role of stereotypes and parents in children’s choice of sport or athletics

The role of sex stereotypes and gender roles in the sex differences observed in sport and exercise has been extensively investigated in sport psychology, with past studies showing that stereotypes are internalized into the self during the socialization process.  When we talk about children at a young age (2-6 years) who have not yet developed…

The Gender Equality Index

The Gender Equality Index is a tool that measures the progress of gender equality in the EU. The GEI was developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) to highlight areas that need improvement at different levels, ultimately supporting policymakers to design more effective gender equality measures. The thematic focus of Index 2020 is…