PARENT
Promotion, Awareness Raising and Engagement of men in Nurture Transformations

Period
February 1, 2019 to January 31, 2021
Duration
24 months
Funding Entity
Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Commission (EU)
Abstract

PARENT - Promotion, Awareness Raising and Engagement of men in Nurture Transformations - brings a gendersynchronised approach (Program P) aiming to tackle the challenges of prevention and eradication of violence against women and children. By engaging men in co-responsible parenting and caregiving and promoting an equal share of unpaid care work in 4 EU countries (PT-AU-IT-LT), PARENT aims to contribute to the prevention of domestic and intra-family GBV and violence against children. It seeks to promote change in social attitudes and behaviour regarding gender roles in caregiving.

The main obectives are: to address gaps in EU engaging fathers in caregiving; to increase awareness of GBV and the importance of engaging men in the strategies to combat violence against women and children; to increase genderequity in caregiving and promote engaged fatherhood.

Expected results are increased awareness and activities on the importance of engaging men in active fatherhood and gender-equitable caregiving to promote the eradication of violence against women and children Increased engagement of men as fathers, more gender-equitable attitudes and behaviours in caregiving and a decrease in violence against women and children.

Partners

VMG -Verein für Männer- und Geschlechterthemen Steiermark (Austria)
LGPC-CEA - Center for Equality Advancement/Lygiu galimybiu pletros centras (Lituânia)
CdU - Cerchio degli Uomini (Itália)
ESENFC - ESCOLA SUPERIOR DE ENFERMAGEM DE COIMBRA (Portugal)