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.
Citizens enable the integration of refugees in a small town in Western Austria by providing language training and job orientation.
Athboy town ensures accessibility and inclusivity for all citizens regardless of age, physical, cognitive, or sensory impairment.
The project enables young people to understand their rights and grow within a democracy, by holding meetings in the Municipal House.
The Violence Algorithm establishes a coordinated institutional response to domestic violence and supports integrated prevention mechanisms.
A high-quality education in LGBTQ-related issues helps the town become an inclusive community.
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.
“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 system of mutually beneficial aid is available in Livorno, where families in economic distress are financially supported in exchange for eight hours of municipal work per week.
The Active Café helps senior citizens and young people with intellectual disabilities to socially integrate, foster their skills, regain self-esteem, and find their way into a functioning society.
A small local authority attracts new, permanent residents by creating a welcome and support centre for repatriates.