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Participo

Increasing women´s civic and political participation

The EEA and Norway Grants co-financed project aims to increase the rate of political and civic participation of girls and women in the region and provide new innovative tools that facilitate this work based on the Nordic and European experiences and good examples.

Project Details:

European Center for Women and Technology continues its collaboration with passionate Portuguese through a transfer of knowledge project to support the empowerment and involvement of girls and women in Portugal in civic and political life.

Project outcomes include:

• 18 reflection and discussion meetings held involving a total of 25+ local organizations and 1000+ participants
• A State of the Art Report on the mapping of the obstacles to political and civic participation of women in the parish of Aldoar, Foz do Douro, and Nevogilde and Recommendations for an Action Plan
• A webinar series for Community building + Youtube live streams
• ECWT contribution to “Good Practices for Political and Civic Participation of Women at the local level” and European best practices, active European promotion of the project
• 8 sessions of the simulated practice of Parish Assembly covering a total of 150 participants
• Construction of 25+ personal narratives and testimonials
• 4 traveling exhibitions delivered to share the stories of participo!

Duration: 01/09/2020  to  31/08/2022