POST RI Conducted “Gender and Peace Education” Workshops

As part of our new project “Gender and Peace Education” which is being implemented in cooperation with KTOS (Cyprus Turkish Teachers’ Union) Gender Committee with the financial support of Friedrich Ebert Foundation, last month POST RI organised two separate training workshops for teachers in Famagusta at the  regional headquarters of KTOS (23rd October) and in Morphou at the Morphou Ataturk Maarif Kindergarten (25th October) .  Having aimed to enhance gender awareness among the teachers within the scope of peace education and increase their capacity to promote gender equality in their daily practice, the workshops were conducted by POST RI trainers Mehves Beyidoglu Onen and Tegiye Birey.

workshop workshop 2


About POST Research Institute

POST is a non-profit, non-political organization set up by a group of people to work for the cultural, social, and environmental betterment of Cyprus and established at 2002. Vision: To contribute towards achieving an alternative sustainable future, which comprises of an egalitarian Cypriot society, that recognizes the dignity of every living being. Mission: • On the basis of social equality/justice: o To contribute for creating an open dialogue on issues of peace education and reconciliation and working actively for the unification of the island. o To take action against gender discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for achieving positive social transformation. o To advance, sensitize and advocate for a multicultural and diverse society in which all differences are recognized, understood and accepted. • To excel as an Institute in the execution of research and participatory action. • To strengthen research capacity in Cyprus. • To strive for ecological sustainability through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.
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