February

2014

Program area: Support to women’s initiatives

Grants approved - February 2014. 
Number of grants:

  1. Belgrade Women’s Studies Center 
  • RSD: 300.000,00
  • Project title:  Feminism key concepts
  • About the project: Feminism key concepts is one of the two basic/obligatory courses within educational program of the Center. Basic idea is to analyze different aspects and perspectives of the most important, key concepts and problems of feminism today on local, regional and global levels.
  1.   Ipak.centar  (Center for research of cultures, politics and identities), Belgrade
  • RSD:  148.000,00
  • Project title: Summer school for sexualities, cultures and politics 
  • About the project: aim of the Summer school is to reassess and to destabilize prevalent divisions in academic and activist space, based on East-West binarity. Eight day program consists of lectures by prominent theorists from Europe, Southeast Europe and USA, reading seminars, discussions and presentations.
  1. Center for Girls, Niš
  • RSD: 138.000,00
  • Project title: Center for Girls – Meeting place – Safe space for girls in Nis  
  • About the project: To keep continuity in the embraced and recognizable location for growing of feminist youth.
  1. Women’s Center Užice
  • RSD: 135.000,00
  • Project title: Financial support for institutional sustainability of the organisation
  • About the project: part of operating costs to smoothly maintain activities of the Center like support to: rural women to self-organize, women victims of violence, development of Roma women activism, women’s cooperatives etc.
  1. ACT Women, Belgrade
  • RSD: 300.000,00
  • Project title: Women’s day 
  • About the project: Long term goals of the program are: improvement of women’s (workshops’ participants) lives through personal growth in safe space and introduction to the contents they mostly don’t reach because of lack of money or time or both;  informing wide circle of women about existence of women’s organization and the services they provide ; professional affirmation of artists and experts through knowledge, skills and experiences sharing with the workshops’ participants; sensibilisation of cultural institutions and media for issues women raised.
  1. BeFem, feminist cultural center, Belgrade
  • RSD: 131.000,00
  • Project title: Equalisters: new feminist media strategies 
  • About the project: building of the Equalisters team (as part of BeFem media team), feminist media platform and on-line network, starting with training by Swedish members of on-line network for improvement of heterogeneity and diversity in media and public discourse.
  1. DAH Theater, Belgrade
  • RSD: 133.600,00
  • Project title: Presentation of the project Power of Remembrance and performance of the play Presence of Absence in Presevo
  • About the project: Meeting women activists from South Serbia and Presevo and discussing the issues: How do we keep memories, Strength of women’s solidarity and Power of art-activist action; performing the play Presence of Absence and discussion with the audience.