Gender-based violence through the words of 226 students, boys and girls, of the educational seminars
Tuesday, Jun 14

The educational seminars on “Awareness and Information for the prevention of gender-based violence” presented by Ms. Chatzifotiou Sevasti (Democritus University of Thrace) reached 4 General Senior High Schools, 2 Vocational High Schools and the Public Professional Training Institute (IEK) of the city of Drama, as well as the 4th Vocational School of Alexandroupolis, during April and May 2022.

Overall, 226 students, boys and girls, discussed about gender equality, the forms of gender violence, the place of a witness at a gender-based violence incident, but also the feminicide phenomenon.

The 10 educational seminars were held in the context of the “Time to Talk” project and from September 2022 intent to travel throughout the Prefecture of Drama by reaching schools in remote regions.

“Time to Talk” is implemented in the context of the Active citizens fund program, with Drama Ladies Union– House of Open Hospitality as implementation body. The €13.5 million Active Citizens Fund program is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and is part of the European Economic Area (EEA) financial mechanism for the period 2014 – 2021, known as EEA Grants. The program aims at fortifying and strengthening the sustainability of civil society and at highlighting its role in promoting democratic processes, strengthening citizens’ participation in society and defending human rights. The management of the grant of the Active Citizens Fund program for Greece has been jointly undertaken by the Bodossaki Foundation and SolidarityNow. For more information: