From November 20 to 22, 2017, the 2nd Eurasian Gender Academy taking place in Tbilisi (Georgia), which unites 21 participants from seven countries: Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Russia.
Within the framework of the academy, two professional trainers from Alliance for Public Health – Varban Marina and Badalyan Karen will familiarize participants with significant topics of gender. Topics include the foundations of gender theory, the concept of gender roles, gender mainstreaming, gender equality and human rights, concepts and peculiarities of gender stereotypes, interrelationships between gender and culture, gender peculiarities in communities, etc.
“Gender Academy will combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills of gender analysis in the provision of health services to target groups. It is very good that there are professionals of various specialties and experience among the participants of the academy, which will provide an opportunity to share new ideas and experiences.» – mentioned Varban Marina