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The Olympics and sexism in the world of sports 2560 1707 GATE - Gender Awareness and Transformation for Equality

The Olympics and sexism in the world of sports

At the moment all eyes are on Tokyo, as they are hosting one of the biggest sports events in the world, the Olympics. While millions of people are following the top sporting performances of the athletes, a special focus this year is on how female athletes are being treated, as sexist scandals from the sports…

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Meeting an expert in inclusive language… 2560 1707 GATE - Gender Awareness and Transformation for Equality

Meeting an expert in inclusive language…

As part of the action plan towards more gender equality that Xena is realizing with one of our local associations, Cooperativa il Sestante Onlus, on Tuesday the 6th of July 2021  we had the great opportunity to host a learning event with Alice Orrù who is a copywriting expert in inclusive language (Copywriting inclusivo –…

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Why we believe in collaboration 2500 1325 GATE - Gender Awareness and Transformation for Equality

Why we believe in collaboration

Uncovering gender topics in organizations needs time, space and the motivation to look deeper into structures that might — on the surface — work well. That’s why for many organizations it is not first priority to transform gender inequalities in their organizational structures. But without organizations that are willing to try out new ideas, we…

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A thought on International Women’s Day 1196 855 GATE - Gender Awareness and Transformation for Equality

A thought on International Women’s Day

There are situations that make us feel uncomfortable. There are realities that hurt us. There is violence that we can no longer accept. Our project arises from the decision to work together on those inequalities that we cannot tolerate anymore. March 8th is a day of women’s struggle for their rights. Today we embrace this…

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Our first gender training 1000 480 GATE - Gender Awareness and Transformation for Equality

Our first gender training

9th-11th February 2021: We have been waiting for our first training for some time. In the first week of February, it finally took part. We, up to thirteen members of partner organizations from Spain, Italy, and Germany, met online every morning for three days. In well prepared and conducted training sessions, we took advantage of…

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How we “kicked-off” digitally 1619 793 GATE - Gender Awareness and Transformation for Equality

How we “kicked-off” digitally

24th-26th November 2020: After celebrating our project confirmation, “real work” was waiting for us. Therefore, we planned a kick-off meeting to organize tasks and structure our cooperation process and, of cause, to get to know each other. But: How can we meet in those crazy times of COVID-19? How can we work together, share experiences…

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Our new GENDER AND YOUTH project is born! 0 0 GATE - Gender Awareness and Transformation for Equality

Our new GENDER AND YOUTH project is born!

2nd November 2020: What do you need to give birth not to a human being, but to a project idea? Sure, you need people who were pregnant with a good idea. You need to set up a comfortable home for its growth. You need sustainability to feed the idea… And what about deciding for a…

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