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.
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.
The City of Milan develops an app to enable newsstands to securely provide citizens with certificates issued by the registry office on demand.
The integrative approach creates better opportunities for disadvantaged young black men, harnessing successful potential, building on existing success, increasing visibility, and tackling stereotypes in the media.
A small local authority attracts new, permanent residents by creating a welcome and support centre for repatriates.
A programme in Chieuti expands the range of services for people with mental disabilities, and offers a way of inclusion in an olive processing and bottling factory.
A local multi-agency group uses a systemic approach to investigate and counter radicalisation among vulnerable groups, to recognise diversity, promote inclusion, and encourage dialogue and participation.
An amendment to Irish law is designed to hold Irish hospitals accountable for maternal deaths.
The first social laundrette in Crete provides socially vulnerable citizens with the facilities to wash their clothes and take care of their personal hygiene, as well as a sense of self-worth and belonging.
A network of German municipalities and civil society commits to recognising humanitarian crises and actively receiving refugees.
A city policy in Gdańsk delivers equally accessible quality services for migrants, and offers a support network to help with integration.