Activity of Gender Project for Bulgaria foundation (GPF)
Aims and objectives
Works to promote equal opportunities for women and men in all spheres of their private and social lives. It lobbies the Bulgarian authorities to implement EU and UN Gender Equality Policies.
Economic Rights of Women, Political Empowerment of Women, Roma Women's Empowerment, Violence against Women as a Human Rights Violation, Media and its Role in Overcoming Gender Stereotypes
Name: Gender Project for Bulgaria foundation (GPF)
Stakeholder: Civil society organisation
Area of intervention: Men and gender equality
Organisation Country: Bulgaria
Organisation Zip Code: 1000
Organisation Phone: 359-2-986-47-10
Name: Stanimira Hadjimitova
GPF has applied for projects involving men in advocacy work. So far it has not received funding. It participated in an initiative by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy on male involvement. In June 2005, the Gender Project for Bulgaria Foundation became an associate member of the National Council on Gender Equality to the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria. In addition to this advocacy and expert work, GPF uses the following instruments: organisation of /participation in training on Gender Mainstreaming for representatives of institutions and parliamentary political parties; training for media representatives on gender equality theory and policy and MDGs. GPF also works in schools and universities, presenting gender equality concepts. Men and women participate together in the a.m. activities.
- GPF was a partner of Agency for Social Analyses and Women's Alliance for Development in providing research and policy recommendations on the topic: "Gender Aspects of Poverty and Inequality in the Family and the Labor Market ", ordered by World Bank Resident Mission in Bulgaria