II Module of Gender diversity and equality in the work of organisations of civil society training held on December 2nd and 3rd

gender diversityOn Monday December 2nd and Tuesday, December 3rd 2013 in Hotel Grand in Sarajevo,  the II Module of Gender diversity and equality in the work of organisations of civil society training was held. The training was organised by Sarajevo Open Centre and Heinrich Böll Foundation, and the trainer was Msc. Dragana Todorović from Novi Sad, Serbia. The II Module hosted nine participants, representatives of organisations form all over Bosnia and Herzegovina: Association of visually impaired people in Tuzla, Red Cross Srebrenik, Institute for youth development KULT, Centre for political studies Sarajevo, Humanitarian organization Altruist Mostar, CURE Foundation, Publika Foundation, Association for prevention of addiction NARKO-NE, Schüler Helfen Leben Foundation.

The II Module consisted of the following topics:

  • Gender  equality in various sectors and local community,
  • Gender diversity-the definition of gender aspects,
  • Indicators, assessment of gender influence and added value,
  • Gender equality and managing,
  • Gender equality in NGO structure
  • Cycles of gender diversity.

At the and of the training all the participants have shared their experience gathered through the work in their organisations and have pointed out that they have learnt a lot about the gender equality and divirsity, and that they will try to apply the acquired knowledge to their work in the future.

Short biography of the trainer:

Dragana Todorović was born in 1980 in Novi Sad. She works for Labris Lesbian Human Rights Organization in Belgrade in the office of lobbying and public advocacy.  She studied politics and international relations and got her master’s in gender studies at the Gender Studies Department at the Central European University in Budapest.  Now she is working on a doctorate in the same field. Professionally, she is focused on public policy and gender mainstreaming as well as questions on gender relations and sexuality, and gender and rural development.  She has published many works and translations within these fields, and has participated in numerous scientific and activist conferences. She has worked in the public and private spheres, in the country and internationally. She is a vegetarian and from Vojvodina.