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 high-quality education in LGBTQ-related issues helps the town become an inclusive community.
“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.
A multi-faceted youth centre in Plovdiv fosters social inclusion and provides education and training for all.
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.
This project integrates migrant children into local schools, providing them not only with an education and new skills, but also with friends, fun and enriching experiences.
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.
An interactive game for all ages challenges prejudices, discrimination, and hate speech in society, involving school children, educators, entrepreneurs, and local communities.
Monaghan County Council has developed an easy-to-read guide to the voting process, with a focus on the needs of disabled voters.
A small Swedish town paints its pedestrian crossings in rainbow colours to remind residents to respect LGBTQ rights and that it’s okay to be different.
A unique, multi-sectoral project brings together migrants, employers, citizens, and other services, to establish strong communities, build businesses, improve people’s lives, and foster integration.