Gender based
violence is a
global problem





Gender based
violence is..

“violence directed against a person because of that person's gender (including gender identity/expression) or as violence that affects persons of a particular gender disproportionately. It can be physical, sexual and/or psychological, and includes a) violence in close relationships, b) sexual violence (including rape, sexual assault and harassment or stalking), c) slavery, d) harmful practices (i.e., forced marriages, female genital mutilation and ‘honour’ crimes) e) cyberviolence and harassment using new technologies” (

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What is
gender based

Piloting Training Teachers in Cyprus

Teachers in Cyprus took part in the training program of SAFER project.

The trainings aimed to pilot an innovative training package for primary education grade teachers and school staff, in…

2nd Edition of our Newsletter – April 2019

The SAFER project aims mainly to sensitize and increase primary school teachers’, students’, parents’ and relevant stakeholders’ awareness about Gender Based Violence (GBV).

Based on the…

News - 1st Edition of our Newsletter

Main goals of SAFER project

The main goal of SAFER project is to prevent, encourage reporting and combat gender-based violence (GBV) against children.
The consortium’s…

News - Launching the Programme

The Kick-off meeting for SAFER Project - (Systematic Approaches For Equality of GenderR) held on 1st of March, at SPAVO offices in Nicosia.

All partners were welcomed who brought a very…

The aim of the project 

An innovative training package and awareness raising activities will be develop to educate people on gender equality, healthy relationships, values such as respect and socially constructed gender roles to change existing attitudes and influence behaviours in order to prevent violence based on gender. 

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Latest News & Events

Dec 02, 2019
Dissemination Event in Italy

“Boys have to be strong and love…

CY event
Nov 16, 2019
SAFER awareness event in Cyprus.

The event was held at a Shopping Mall in…

piloting in IT
Sep 08, 2019
Pilot Training in Palermo

“Piloting training sessions with 65 teachers…

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