Project aim is to empower 150 women for on/line presentation of selfs and associations they are working for, trough organizing training workshops with experienced local bloggers who will train and mentor participants how to administer blog and become able to contribute to online conversation about women’s right in Vojvodina.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Becej, Novi Sad, Subotica, Sombor, Zrenjanin,
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
Target group are women living in Vojvodina who are women rights activists and have formal or nonformal education in women/gender studies and/or long term experience in workin on women’s issue. Women are different agees (18 – 82), from urban and rural parts, speaking different languages (mostly Serbian, but also Hungarian, Slovac, Romani and Rumanian) and are unemployed.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Web site with information about: women (life stories, biographies, bibliographis), their work (books, papers…), women’s associations (mission, objectives, activities…), actions undertaken for women in local communities (advocacy actions, campagns…) which will serve as a resurce center for institutional mechanisms for gender equality, but also a starting point for women activists to enter into international communication in the field.
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
We plan to establish partnership with Offices for employment in municipalities of Vojvodina as it would contribute to succes as their premises are equiped with computer lab where workshops can take place. We already established partnership with provincial and municipal mechanism for gender equality and that will make development of partnership with Offices for employment easier.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
We are planning to train 150 women. We will invite women who already askt for such a trainig: our members (women having degree in gender studies), students of gender study, women activists from different municipalities in Vojvodina. We will sustain their participation by providing free training and by coordinating, hosting and mentoring their future blogs.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
Rising Voices can monitor progress we make and provide suggestions for improvement.
Alumnistkinje rodnih studija / Gender Studies Alumnae
Link to Existing Project
March 3, 2013
February 16, 2013