TITLE: -CHAT – Changing Attitude. Fostering dialogue to prevent FGM
AMOUNT: EUR 263 719
To foster mobilization process towards a change of attitude concerning FGM within target communities in 6 European Countries
To Increase cooperation among SME’s & Industries and no profit sector on preventing Gender Based Violence and FGM.
To enable migrant associations to design codevelopment project tailored on FGM related issues as to promote social change in practicing countries.
Involvement of key members of the community in different sectors and from different age – second generation, community leaders, women who have undergone FGM, religious leaders, newlywed couples, blogger and media journalists
Adaptation of available training of Behavior Change Communication and Intercultural Communication related to FGM
Identification and engagement of highly committed members of the communities to participate in the training phase and become “Positive Deviants”
Training “Positive Deviants”, through a cycles of workshop related to transversal issues such as social dynamics and knowledge of FGM, communication skills, how to engage communities, behavior change activities and peer to peer technique.
Engagement of SMEs & industries,which are interested in orienting CSR policies, towards combating Gender Based Violence and FGM in partner countries
Foster the creation of “outcome fundings” of SMEs and Industry in order to award outstanding and effective FGM prevention projects
Involvementof Embassies and Consulates of practicing countries to support and promote codevelopment workshops among their citizens
Implementation a cycles of workshop on codevelopment and its application in the prevention of FGM in the communities
3.Type and number of persons benefiting from the project
Project’s target are:
24 key members of the community in different sectors and from different age such second generation, women who have undergone FGM, religious leaders, representative of the migrant association, newlywedcouple, health professionals and journalists or blogger.
120 highly committed members of the communities that will be trained toact as “Positive Deviants” .