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Nuestra mision es defender y promover los Derechos Humanos y la igualdad de las personas lesbianas, gais, trans, bisexuales e intersexuales y sus familias en todos los ambitos de la vida (social, sanitario, laboral, educativo, cultural, etc.) prestando especial atencion a los miembros del colectivo mas vulnerables como las mujeres, las personas trans, la infancia, las personas con VIH o las personas migrantes, entre otros. Ademas, trabajamos para fortalecer y unificar el movimiento asociativo LGTBI del territorio espanol desde un enfoque de trabajo en red y una perspectiva laicista, feminista, apartidista y asindicalista.
We at Irrsinnig Menschlich, known in English as Madly Human, have been motivating young people with our mental health prevention programmes for school, vocational training and higher education since our foundation in Leipzig, Germany, in 2000. With our work, our international non-profit organisation is contributing to the advancement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 4. We at Madly Human are responding to one of the greatest social challenges hardly anyone deals with in schools, vocational training and higher education although it overburdens families and leads to personal misery and massive social costs. Our core competence is to easily verbalise mental health issues and help young people to recognise issues earlier, not to hide themselves and accept help. The Social Challenge: about 75% of all mental health issues start during childhood and adolescence yet often years pass until those affected look for help and find it. The biggest barrier is the fear of being stigmatised because of mental health problems. Despite continuous improvement in treatment options, stigma is one of the biggest obstacles worldwide to ensuring that people seek help early. The effects of poverty, armed conflicts and migration as well as the Covid-19 pandemic and the climate crisis are worsening this issue.
We debunk myths about sex and sexual violence. A 2016 survey by Amnesty International stated that 67% of Czechs believed that rape victims were partly to blame for their rape. As a response to this horrifying statistic, we decided to found Konsent and started asserting that it's not a short skirt that's the cause of a rape, it's a rapist. That gave rise to our first campaign "When they don't want it, they don't want it " followed by workshops on primary prevention of sexual violence in schools called "When they want it". From 2017 onward, we have also been operating a self-help group for women who have been victims of sexual violence. In 2019, we decided to take a stand against harassment in bars and clubs with our campaign "Respect is sexy" and created a network of establishments that do not tolerate harassment. Because flirting is hot, harassment is not. In the meantime, the demand for our workshops for young people only grew and we realised we didn't have enough workforce to deliver our workshops in all Czech schools. To solve this problem, we came up with a new project "No taboos in the classroom" funded by the OSF charity where we developed methodologies for teachers that would provide them with the knowledge of how to properly deliver sex education. And because sex education begins at home with the family, we also offer workshops for parents on how to discuss sex or cyberbullying with their children. Our international project dealing with gender-based violence in cyberspace called Power brings young people together who then educate their peers about cyberbullying and cyberviolence. Harassment doesn't only occur in nightclubs but also in workplaces and universities. For this reason, we started the projects Respect is professional and Respect is universal, both of which support institutions in tailoring the right environment for preventing and even correctly responding to sexual harassment. In a step towards sexual violence prevention and our overall displeasure with the current legislation, in 2021, we also took it upon ourselves to start lobbying for the change of the law regarding rape. Our campaigns are very well received on social media and our whole organisation is a part of various national and international networks such as the Czech Women's Lobby or the European Women's Lobby. We received several awards for our work, for example in 2019 we were awarded the Gratias Tibi Award by People in Need, we made it to the top ten of the SDG Awards, and our campaigns placed high in the Fenix Marketing Awards. In 2019, we received the Frantiska Plaminkova Award. Our founder and CEO Johanna Nejedlova became the Woman of Europe 2019 in Youth Activism and one of the Bitch 50 in 2020. We have had long-term collaborations with the Czech Government Council for Gender Equality, Embassy of the United States, Embassy of Norway and Avast Foundation. We have been endorsed by Avon, Frida Fund, Capital City Prague, Lush and Absolut Vodka. Primeros is our long-term partner and in media we have partnered with the Heroine magazine, Radio Wave and A2larm. We have been recently backed up by the project Caught in the Net. We also sell our own merchandise, the proceeds of all purchases go towards the functioning of Konsent.
I Wish is a volunteer led global initiative to inspire young females (aged 14-17) to explore a career in STEM. I Wish has evolved since its inception in 2015 from being a once a year Showcase to an all year-round showcase of opportunities in STEM. I Wish is now multi-faceted. It comprises of Showcase Events both in person and streamed virtually in addition to providing a STEM information resource for students and teachers campus weeks with 5 Higher Education Institutes, an alumni circle building stem bridges from primary to secondary and on to Higher Education and through our Survey a policy driver for government and stakeholders in STEM. The Showcase Events comprise: 1. a Conference Zone where the students hear from women and men forging careers in STEM, from groundbreaking researchers to entrepreneurs, data scientists and engineers; and 2. an interactive Exhibition Zone where the students can engage with STEM industries and higher education from leaders in their field like Dell, Trinity, ARUP, Aer Lingus, DIT to entrepreneurs and creatives working in STEM; 3. a Teach IT Zone designed as a resource for teachers; 4. a Create IT Zone demonstrating the creative side of STEM; 5. a Build IT Zone promoting female entrepreneurs in STEM. Since 2015 the I Wish Showcase Events have turned the heads of over 50,000 girls towards STEM and empowered them to become the next generation of thought leaders, innovators and game changers in our ever changing world.
The mission of the Safety Line is to provide quality and easily accessible assistance to children, students and anyone acting in their best interest. The Safety Line offers crisis intervention and counseling to clients across the country via phone, chat and email counseling. It helps with challenging life situations and everyday concerns and problems.
At Nevypust dusi, we've been talking about mental health since 2016, showing you how to take care of it and where to get help when you need it. We believe in the power of prevention and bring it in the form of interactive workshops to male and female high school and university students, second grade teachers at primary and secondary schools, and employees of companies and organizations. We focus on psychohygiene, stress management, prevention of mental illness and provide practical tips for everyday life and information about available services. We believe that mental health is just as important as physical health. That's why we strive for a world where no one is afraid to ask for help, mental illness is not stigmatized, and conversations about mental health are a normal part of life. Our team includes students and graduates from disciplines such as psychology, social work and medicine, including young people with experience of mental illness.
YFU Bulgaria's mission and aims can be enlisted as follows (non-extensive list): - promoting the development and affirmation of spiritual values, education, and culture; - supporting social integration and personal fulfilment - nurturing the traits for a new system of values and consciousness of world citizens in young people; - providing assistance in overcoming barriers to communication and helping quality professional realization; - expanding the opportunity for young people to rediscover the importance of family and homeland and its spiritual values and national traditions; - developing in young people the ability for initiative, civic and social responsibility; - promoting the development of a sense of belonging.
Fifty Shades of Aid CIC is an online community and global network that supports professional aid workers, and helps them meet the challenges that come with this line of work. We provide a protected online space in which aid workers can discuss these challenges frankly and honestly, find support from peers and access appropriate expertise. We also campaign for better safeguarding of aid staff at work. Fifty Shades of Aid CIC also provides members with additional services such as newsletters, personal action resources, support to individuals in need and access to providers of key services.
Elina Svitolina Foundation is founded by the best Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina and since 2019 has executed its mission in Ukraine. Foundation focuses on popularization of tennis as well as the creation of favorable conditions for the development of youth sports and supports talented kids. The Foundation programs and activities: refugee program for tennis players, annual tennis camp for kids under 12, scholarships and grants for young tennis talents, training programs at international tennis academies, help talented children participate in international tournaments, sports equipment and apparel, mental health program. Up to 500 talented Ukrainian tennis players have benefited from our programs. The Foundation acts and supports United Nation Sustainable Development Goals - good health and wellbeing, quality education, gender equality. Since the war began we have not been able to carry out the operational activities of the Foundation in full, so in April 2022 a branch of Elina Svitolina Foundation was registered in Bulgaria. In the first days after February, 24 Elina Svitolina Foundation re-focused its efforts on helping young Ukrainian tennis players forced to go abroad. During five months, when the girls and boys were adapting to life in other countries, in temporary homes, they were under the full care of Elina Svitolina Foundation, which paid for their accommodation, food, training and provided the necessary equipment. The sportsmen trained at tennis academies and centers in France, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland.