Work against sexualized violence in Europe
As a coordinator for the European MenEngage Network MÄN is actively working to promote gender equality and preventing violence in Europe. During 2016-2018 MÄN coordinated the IMAGINE Initiative, “Inspiring Male Action on Gender Equality in Europe”.
Starting in spring of 2017 we recruited volunteers working against SH&SV. The volunteers have worked throughout the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom to inspire young people to reflect upon gendered norms, equality, relationships and consent.
Through the project, we wanted to inspire more actors to work with gender transformative violence prevention programs to counter SH&SV in Europe. As a part of that effort, we launched The IMAGINE Toolkit in 2018, containing best practice, exercises and lessons learned from the project.
The project as such ran until August 2018 and was co-financed through the EU Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme. Our work has been showcased in the NON.NO.NEIN campaign of the European Commission’s work to stop violence against women.
We now continue our work towards a gender equal world free from violence.
Do you want to learn more about our work or would like us to come hold a workshop at your organisation? Send us an email!