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Innovations for Social and Labour Inclusion for Migrant Women

24.04.2020 / Created by GAFG
Innovations for Social and Labour Inclusion for Migrant Women

The Power Up project aims the social and labour inclusion of women with a migrant background, by means of empowering and upskilling them. It integrates innovative methodologies and approaches, aimed to empower and enhance the competences of women with a migrant background for their self and professional development.

The POWER UP project pursues the following objectives:

  • Analyze the social and labour situation of women with a migrant background in their host countries to understand and meet their specific needs and skill gaps and those of the support professionals and volunteers dealing with them.
  • Equip professionals and volunteers dealing with women with a migrant background with practical knowledge and innovative techniques to deliver an empowerment and competency-based intervention.
  • Enhance the key social, civic and entrepreneurial competences of women with a migrant background to promote their social and financial independence and their participation in social and civic life.
  • Involve male members of the family and community in the empowerment of women with a migrant background.
  • Provide with guidelines and recommendations to decision and policy makers to enable the social and labour inclusion of women with a migrant background.

The partnership will develop the following intellectual outputs:

- Power Up E-Learning Hub;

- Power Up Handbook of innovative techniques for professionals working with women with a migrant background;

- Power Up Guidelines and Policy Recommendations.

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Dissemination and exploitation activities and multiplier events to promote and socialize the Power Up project and its main results will be developed in order to ensure a significant impact at local, regional, national and European level.

Four organizations from the EU form the international partnership consortium – Gender Alternatives Foundation (BG), Solidaridad Sin Fronteras (ES), Mindshift (PT) and Matertera (CZ).

"Power Up. Empowering and Upskilling women with a migrant background to foster their social and labour inclusion” (2019-1-BG01-KA204-062546), co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European union.

The duration of the project is 24 months / 01.10.2019 - 30.09.2021/.

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