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SHOUT | State-of-the-art & good practices on SSH students’ & graduates’ innovativeness potential

In a time when European societies are facing dramatic changes and dealing with complex inter-linked global problems, greater attention must be given to the insights Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) could offer to promote innovative solutions addressing societal challenges. The SHOUT project aims to strengthen innovation capacity and transformational role of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), …

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BASE | Trainings for refugee and migrant women and girls in tackling gender-based violence

In the framework of project BASE “Migrant and refugee child-friendly support services in cases of sexual and gender-based violence“, KMOP – Social Action and Innovation Centre organizes trainings aimed at refugee/migrant women and girls, focusing on empowering them as cultural advisors in order to actively contribute in tackling gender-based violence in their communities. To achieve …

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Sexual abuse in the COVID-19 era: How can parents protect their child?

Author: Nelly Polyzou, KMOP – Social Action and Innovation Centre Sexual child abuse can happen anywhere, both in person and online, and is related to many different factors. Reports show that during the COVID-19 pandemic the online risks of sexual abuse have notably increased, as both children and adults spend more time online, while physical …

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Net-Care | Online training for cultural mediators and interpreters

KMOP – Social Action and Innovation Centre and Generation 2.0 RED are co-organizing an online training aimed at cultural mediators and interpreters on managing cases of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) against refugee and migrant men and women. The participants will gain useful knowledge on a wide range of issues, from medical and psychosocial support to survivors …

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Challenges and opportunities of integrating third-country national children in the education system

The challenges and opportunities of integrating third-country national children in the education system during the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed in the online stakeholder meeting of the European funded project “Integrated: Promoting Meaningful Integration of 3rd Country National Children to Education”, which took place on the 20th of October. More than 70 educators, representatives of educational …

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Preventing and combating violence against children in sports

The need to enhance the skills of coaches in managing violence against children, to better evaluate child protection policies implemented by sports organizations and to create synergies between sports and government agencies were highlighted during the two-day online European workshop organized  by the EU funded project -led by KMOP- ACTIVE Focus on Children; Strengthening Policies …

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TOLERANT | Transnational network for employment integration of women victims of trafficking – Newsletter #3

Covid-19 pandemic continued to represent a major issue for TOLERANT project in recent months. Despite several difficulties, support services for victims of trafficking were offered under safe conditions in all partner countries, both online and, wherever possible, in person. KMOP organised online the second exchange workshop on the 25th and 26th of June 2020. Experts …

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Net-Care | Supporting victims of GBV – Networking meetings

Net-Care is a European project that aims at promoting the social inclusion of migrants and refugees victims of gender-based violence, by bringing together national networks of CSOs & public services and by training cultural mediators operating in health, social care and legal support of SGV victims. During the last months, network meetings took place in Greece, …

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URBAN | A European initiative for engaging youth with urban gardening activities

Urban gardening is not only a way to grow your vegetables more sustainably, it is also a way to meet other people and acquire new skills. It offers a lot of scientific and health benefits, but mostly it bonds communities. Urban gardens provide an opportunity for strengthening social inclusion through constructive activities, contributions to the …

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HEAL | Supporting the integration of women victims of trafficking

There are an estimated 24.9 million people trapped in forced labour, out of whom 4.8 million are victims of forced sexual exploitation, according to the International Labour Organization (2017 Study). The HEAL project – enhancing rEcovery and ingrAtion through networking, employment training and psychological support for women victims of trafficking – is our contribution to the anti-trafficking effort. The …

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