A new art contest is available for young people to prevent and address dating violence.
Gender-based violence is a widespread problem. While policy and literature on the issue are slowly growing, “dating violence” amongst children and teenagers remains largely under-researched and unaddressed.
For this reason, the aim of the project is to educate school children (aged 12-18) in order to prevent and address dating violence from an early age by undermining gender stereotypes, norms and roles that are the main causes of dating violence.
The path that the project addresses to reach its goal goes through five different lines:
Among the initiatives, the project addresses an art contest for young people 12-18. They are looking for creative and artworks, capable of represent your own interpretation of a such delicate and theme, being teen dating violence.
These expressions can take various forms, as long as they can be made accessible in electronic form, and must fit one of the following categories:
The participant must be:
The participation to the art contest is free of charge. The participants have to fill in the online registration form and upload the artwork in digital format by 31st May 2021.
Check out the guidelines before submission (available in English, Italian, Greek and Lithuanian).