Strengthening Gender Equality in Belarus

Lithuanian Diplomatic Mission in Belarus
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

During the period from 2018 to 2019, three projects were implemented in Belarus in the field of strengthening gender equality in cooperation with the Lithuanian Centre for Equality Advancement and Belarusian NGOs. The implemented projects: Towards Ethical Media: Opportunities for Overcoming Gender Stereotypes, Earth Under White Wings and Cooperation Between Lithuanian and Belarusian Women's Organisations in the Area of Consolidation of Gender Democracy. The projects were aimed at strengthening gender equality and women empowerment. Target groups were women in the regions of Belarus and women's organisations. Projects' objectives were to inform women about the legal regulation and practical implementation of equal opportunities in social and economic environment and strengthen partnership between Lithuanian and Belarusian women's organisations in the field of gender equality.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

The projects contributed to strengthening gender equality in Belarus and empowering local women.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

A total of USD 11 717 was allocated for the implementation of the projects.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Lithuanian Center for Equality Advancement
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: