Facing homophobic violence is a priority across Europe and youth and professionals working with them play an essential role in this social transformation. In order to combat all forms of violence against LGBTIQ youth, educational and youth organizations must be committed to its prevention and overcoming. Empowering youth to intervene in violence situations and implementing evidence-based actions is crucial to build a diverse and egalitarian society.
To analyse training initiatives to prevent violence against LGBTIQ people in Europe, especially with an upstander and/or social media approach.
To create a European network of professionals for the exchange of effective training practices.
To develop a set of training materials to promote an upstander approach to respond to violence towards LGBTIQ+.
To equip teachers, youth professionals and young people with the skills to become active upstanders in the prevention of violence.
To achieve social and political impact.
To promote project sustainability beyond the grant.
To share the results with the final beneficiaries and general society.
Project management & coordination
Analysis of Initiatives and creation of materials to prevent or address violence against LGBTIQ youth
Creation of a European network of youth and professionals working with them
Training youth professionals
MEDIS – Metodologia de la Recerca Educativa amb Impacte Social
Facultat de ciències de l’educació i psicologia
Carretera de Valls, s/n, 43007
Oriol Rios – Project leader
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