VALENCIA. 22-23 MARCH 2018. More than 180 experts took part in the scientific meeting on Sociology of Gender by University of Valencia on the 22th and 23th of March 2018. The participants came from Spain, Mexico, Brazil and Uruguay. According to the organizers, in recent decades gender theories significantly contributed to the development of new theoretical models, ideas, paradigms and other epistemological visions in modern sociology.
PORTO. 8-9 MARCH 2018. The third transnational meeting of the project Free to Choose took place in Porto on March 8th and 9th. It has been particularly important because it happened at the mid term of the project life cycle, being the chance to analyse the work done so far and agreeing on the delivery of the first two milestones. Besides, as a team committed to gender equality and women’s rights, we took the occasion to shoot a brief video to honour women’s day.
VALENCIA (Spain), 4 July 2017. A full immersion meeting was organized by the Faculty of Sociology of University of Valencia and was attended by the representatives of all participating countries in the Free to Choose (Ftc) project. The main objective of Ftc is to overcome gender stereotypes in education, training and workplaces by addressing boys and girls 16-29 years old involved in the transition phase of their educational/professional life and adults involved in activities related to the orientation system.
Brussels (Belgium). 13 – 14 March 2017. – The EU project FreeToChoose – co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme that supports transnational projects aimed at promoting gender equality – involving girls and boys (16 – 29 years old) to overcome gender stereotypes in education, training and workplace, has been officially launched at the European Commission in Brussels.
PORDENONE. 25 February 2017. – The Free to Choose project was recently launched over a 2-day event in Pordenone, Italy (23-24 February 2017).
Approved by the EU and co-funded by the Justice Program with a budget of over € 640,000, Free to Choose (FtC) will develop and trial an innovative orientation tool which aims to overcome gender stereotypes; specifically those that affect girls and boys when choosing their academic or professional paths.