With EQ-Train we want to contribute to an improvement in quality in the field of gender-sensitive vocational orientation. Our partners come from Italy, Austria, Spain, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Austrian experts in the areas of the labour market, equal treatment and education and training will support the project with their know-how and experience. Eleven public and private organisations cooperate with EQ-Train:
Overall project coordination:
The Network of Austrian Counselling Centres for Women and Girls
umbrella organisation of 53 counselling services for women and girls in all of Austria, coordinating their cooperation and networking with actors in the fields of society, economy and politics on a national level.
ASPEKT was founded in 1995 and is the oldest feminist organization in
Slovakia. For more than 15 years it has been carrying out activities aimed at
raising awareness for gender issues in society, e.g. various publications, media
productions, research, and political, educational and other campaigns.
SOFIA - Institute for Holistic and Applied Social Research
is an independent, interdisciplinary research and counselling institute in
Austria. A team of scientists and journalists works in the field of social
studies and research projects as well as on their practical application in
training programmes and lectures for all areas of society. The main aim is to
promote gender democracy while taking into account social, cultural, economical
and medical factors.
Gender Studies o.p.s. is a non-governmental, non-profit
organisation in the Czech Republic that provides information, counselling and
education in the field of relations between women and men and their position in
society. The goal of the organisation is to gather, analyse, work with and
disseminate further information related to gender-relevant issues.
I.C.M. - Instituto Canario de la Mujer (Canary Women's
Institute) is a governmental organisation in charge of promoting the Canary
Islandsí regional equal opportunities policies. Its main aim is to promote the
necessary conditions for equality between women and men to be effective and
real, regarding political, economic, cultural and social life.
CRAMARS is a vocational training centre and also a
development agency with experience in gender related projects. It works in the
North of Friuli, in the north-east of Italy, and it offers training courses and
events to build up competencies and support young and adult people in finding
job opportunities or in improving their career.
Strategic partners in Austria: