WOMEN’S AFFAIRS, EQUALITY, MINORITY RIGHTS
THE 10 FINALISTS
We honour political work that promotes coexistence, in spite of our conflicting personal political views. We are looking for political leaders who take a stand for equality regardless of race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other orientation, nation or social origins, wealth, birth or other factors.
“Safe places” in several locations in the city provide on-site support for people experiencing discrimination and foster awareness-raising among the citizens of Gdansk.
This network helps refugee students achieve success within higher education institutes through mentoring, coordination, and prepared information.
People without a fixed address can use a ProxyAddress through a period of instability to receive assistance and access to needed services and get their lives back on track.
A small Swedish town paints its road signs in rainbow colours, calling on residents to respect LGBTQ rights and reminding them that it is okay to be different.
This project develops tools and resources that enable more women to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams through new collaborations and events.
The City of Milan develops an app to enable newsstands to securely provide citizens with certificates issued by the registry office on demand.
Monaghan County Council has developed an easy-to-read guide to the voting process, with a focus on the needs of disabled voters.
Free access to contraceptives in Norbotten, provided by the local government to all women of ages 26 and below, strengthens women’s trust in health care and reduces the number of abortions.
A high-quality education in LGBTQ-related issues helps the town become an inclusive community.
Netzwärk is a social startup that empowers people with refugee or migrant backgrounds to develop new professional perspectives for themselves.