International Gender Workshops (2012-2015)
International Gender Workshops
International Gender Workshop series is cooperation between different offices of Heinrich Boell Foundation and brings together gender program coordinators from respective offices and partner experts.
Manifold Angles of Gender: Looking through a Magnifying Glass was organized by South Caucasus Regional office in Tbilisi, where Russia, Ukraine and Poland offices participated. After the workshop, the material was collected and printed as a publication.
Overcoming Gender Backlash: Experiences of Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Poland” was organized and hosted by Heinrich Boell Foundation office in Kyiv in October 2013. South Caucasus Regional Office participated in the conference and supported visit of activists from Georgia and Armenia: Maia Barkaia, Lili Mamulashvili (Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group) and Anna Nikogosyan (Society without Violence).
Materials presented during the workshop is published electronically. The workshop demonstrated, that regardless of regional differences, the common tendencies for all six countries have recently become the rise of religion and nationalism that have threatened the achievements of feminist and LGBT-movements and have been pulling the societies backwards.
Are We Moving Forward or Backwards? Strategizing to Overcome Gender Backlash in Central and Eastern Europe. The workshop will be organized by Berlin office in September 2014. Materials presented during the workshop is published.
Workshp is planned to be organized in Warsav (Autumjn 2015).