27 May, 2020

Unmasking COVID-19

Gender Blenders campaign

Gender Blenders SCI working group launched a 17-day campaign in which we are going to unmask the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of gender and to draw your attention to people who are at high risk during the lockdown.

We will talk about 5 different gender realities during COVID-19:

  • LGBTIQ+ people during lockdown
  • Repression of Reproductive Rights
  • Care Work at Home and as a professional sector
  • Sex Workers
  • Rising of gender-based violence during lockdown

We are going to spread information about these gender realities (examples of best practices, suggestions for actions, inspirations…) to generate awareness, denounce stereotypes and gender-based violence and show solidarity with communities, organisations and individuals struggling to uphold their rights at this time.

The campaign #unmaskingCovid is part of “100 Actions for Peace” which is an ongoing international celebration spreading the peace message through volunteer actions all over the world.

 

 

Explore more news

What’s up in the Decolonise IVS project?

What’s up in the Decolonise IVS project?

For the last 2 years a consortium of 10 International Voluntary Service Organisations has been examining how colonial legacies are still influencing our organisations and the work we do. The project addresses historical inequalities, promoting an inclusive framework for voluntary service. It seeks to dismantle colonial legacies, ensuring fair and equitable participation for all volunteers and...

ESC position open for Project volunteer in Belgium

ESC position open for Project volunteer in Belgium

We are looking for a European Solidarity Corps volunteer for the Project position at our international office in Antwerp, Belgium. 📆 Period: 29 July 2024 – 28 July 2025 | ⏰ Deadline for application: 9 June 2024