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National workshops womentor project austria

  1. 1. European Federation ofMentors for Girls and YoungWomen International Conference 15th – 18th October 2008, Graz Youth in Action Improvement of Innovation and Quality
  2. 2. InternationalConference - The Projectpartner - The Results - WS Mentoring - WS European Federation - WS Future Cooperation - WS Participation
  3. 3. Excursions Youth, Girls, Women, Migrants Gender Research Gender equality Youth Umbrella Organisation
  4. 4. Breaks & LeisureTime Presentation/Break/Booth/Lunch Today – Guided Tour Thursday – styrian autumn, exhibition Friday – Intercultural Cooking +
  5. 5. General Aimof the project To establish a thematic Network of Organisations and Individuals Working in the Field of Girls and Young Women Support Focusing Mentoring
  6. 6. network
  7. 7. Germany
  8. 8. Project Structure • National Workshops • National Meetings / Interviews • Internet Portal / Online Database www.womentor.eu • International Conference
  9. 9. National Workshops 13 - Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Turkey, UK, Austria 15 Workshops
  10. 10. B_Plovdiv
  11. 11. B_Sofia
  12. 12. Latvia
  13. 13. R
  14. 14. Poland
  15. 15. Participants Mentees, School - Girls, Students, (Young) Women in Projects/ in Companies, Mentors, Youth Workers, Decision Makers, Politicians, Professors, Representatives of the Chamber of Commerce/Trade Union, Projectmanager/-staff, Researchers, Gender and Equal Commissioner, Business Returner, Entrepreneurs, Journalists, ……
  16. 16. Uk,
  17. 17. Rumania
  18. 18. Mentoring Consulting, Supervision, Know how Input, Counselling, Business Training, Coaching, Know how transfer, Project management tools, Empowerment, Guidance Equal Relationship - Accompanist Role Model
  19. 19. Mentoring The Act of Sharing / Transferring Experience of Elder / Experienced/ Successful Persons to Younger Persons Mentoring as a process of personal development, whatever it needs Needs Time and Resources and Commitment
  20. 20. Doris+statue
  21. 21. Estonia
  22. 22. Turkey
  23. 23. European Federation Sustained and Continuous Structure Girls and Young / Women Mentoring
  24. 24. poland
  25. 25. B_sofia
  26. 26. Future Cooperation New Mentoring Programs Award Exchange, Training Cyber Mentoring Media Mentoring
  27. 27. Germany
  28. 28. Greece
  29. 29. R
  30. 30. Participation german/english new/innovative approaches and strategies for the participation of girls and (young) women in social society
  31. 31. Rumania
  32. 32. Czech
  33. 33. Portugal
  34. 34. Romania
  35. 35. European Federation ofMentors for Girls and YoungWomenAustrian Report
  36. 36. A
  37. 37. (EU 2007, S. 19 )Women use to work in branches with low wages,under precarious conditions or only part time. (Armutsbericht 2004, AK 2006, Grüne 2008, EU 2008)
  38. 38.   Part time employment in Styria          Women Men together           part time 44,8 % 4,3 % 22,5 %   quota (Sozialbericht 2006, S. 13 )Women are less integrated into the labor market.They receive lower wages and therefore lower social benefits,too. (Sozialbericht 2006, Arbeiterkammer 2006, Grüne 2008 )
  39. 39. Greece
  40. 40. (Sozialbericht 2006, S. 17 )Men get paid for more than 80% of their work.For women it is less than 50%. (Sozialbericht 2006, S. 17 )The burden increases not only with children, but alsowith a partner. 2006, S. 71 ) (ArbeiterkammerTwo thirds of the home care of relatives andacquaintances are done by women. (Arbeiterkammer 2006, S. 72 )
  41. 41. Estonia
  42. 42. Difference in income at different ages (Grüne 2008, S. 17 ) The difference of the annual gross income has increased between 1998 and 2005 from 39,6% to 40,4%. The difference of the hourly gross income has increased from 18% (2005) to 20% (2006).(Grüne 2008, S. 15 )
  43. 43. Poland
  44. 44. Difference in income: pocket money450 420400 weibliche Jugendliche 360350 männliche Jugendliche 330300 gesamt 250250 210 220200 165 160150 105 145 117 78 112100 56 34 73 50 14 18 4038 2822 3528 0 12 Jahre 13 Jahre 14 Jahre 15 Jahre 16 Jahre 17 Jahre 18 Jahre 19 Jahre (Jugendstudie Anhang 2007, S. 5 ) Boys get about € 145 per month as pocket money, girls only € 85. (Jugendstudie 2007, S. 23 )
  45. 45. Poland
  46. 46. (EU 2007, S. 22 )The higher the average income of a branch,the higher the gap between men‘s and women‘s wages. (Sozialbericht 2006, Arbeiterkammer 2006, Grüne 2008 )
  47. 47. Estonia
  48. 48. (EU 2007, S. 27 )
  49. 49. Latvia
  50. 50. (EU 2007, S. 23 )
  51. 51. Germany
  52. 52. Women in politics Parliament: 32,8% Regional Parliaments: 31,7% Federal Government: 29,9%  Men still hold two thirds of the political power in Austria. (Grüne 2008, S. 57 f. ) Women in top positions48 % of the 207 top-selling companies are lead bymen exclusively. None is lead by women only .Within all Austrian companies listed on stockexchange, only 2,9% of the managing directors /board members are female. (Grüne 2008, S. 28 & Arbeiterkammer 2006, S. 17 )
  53. 53. Czech
  54. 54. Other important issues / problemsViolence against women Every fifth woman is estimated to be a victim of violence Less stable social relations / families (Notruf 2004, S. 1 & AÖF 9/2008) Divorce quota ~ 50% (Statistik 2008, S. 1) Divorced women with children (single parents) are one of the groups with the highest risk of poverty (Arbeiterkammer 2006, Grüne 2008)General Politics/ Gender Politics Rather conservative gender role model at majority of politicalparties „Lash back“ in conservative government (2000-2007) Strategies and future development very unclearFinancial political aspects Budget for „social infrastructure“ is comparatively small. (Child care institutions etc.)  there is substantial lack (esp. <3years) Maternity leaves are not attractive for men. (70% (Arbeiterkammer 2006, S. 10)income loss, women 56%)
  55. 55. A
  56. 56. Report of the workshops in Austria (I)Girls as target group of mentoring programs are difficult toacquire ( e.g. in youth organisations, support programs)Most relevant problem area/s of girls and young women:• Self esteem, self worth, self confidence• Eating disorders / mental problems with beauty ideals• Sexuality / sexual demands, sexual self confidence• career choices according to traditional role models: hairdresser, shop assistant or secretaryTechnical careers are still uncommonGirls and young women – no networks
  57. 57. Report of the workshops in Austria (II)Persistent Gender Stereotypes – carreer choice, income, work-life-balance, traditional and catholic valuesProblem of gender awareness in education of all levels (teaching staff, learningresources)„Glass Ceiling“ is reached at approx. Age of 30 until then it‘s rather unreal, but then there is bigfrustrationPositive Discrimination to bring women in „men‘sdomains“ is rather ambivalent (sometimes felt as deficit)Integrated Approach – including famlies, peers,companies
  58. 58. Italy
  59. 59. Mentoring in AustriaMentoring is done on many different levels fromsmall autonomous self-help groupsover training courses (e.g. by employment agencies)to career planning/support in public sector (e.g. universities)and private sector (industry / big companies).Main areasMentoring in EducationJob MentoringSpecial Target Group MentoringCompany MentoringSpecial Mentoring
  60. 60. Germany
  61. 61. Mentoring in EducationStudents  Mentors from economy, universitiesCareer perspectives for “High potentials”Networking of mentees and mentorsGeneral as well as especially for womenExamples: Bildungsmentoring.at (supp. By fed. govmt.) akademikerBILDUNG steiermark Scientists Mentoring University Vienna Erfolgsakademie
  62. 62. B_Plovdiv
  63. 63. Job MentoringCoaching & mentoring for job searchOften for women / persons with disadvantagesUnemployed women, business returners, women with little qualificationsMentoring as resource for job searchSelf employment as additional opportunityStrong support for founders from different public sidesExamples: Girls’ Day, Jobs4Girls.at Jobmentoring WAFF UGP (AMS/OESB)
  64. 64. B_Plovdiv
  65. 65. Special Target Group MentoringSpecial target groups within womenMentoring for (female) migrantsMentoring for special business areas (e.g. technical jobs, IT, health sector, …)Special Mentoring for YouthSpecial Mentoring for young mothersRegional Mentoring (Styria, Salzburg, Carinthia, Tyrol, …)
  66. 66. Estonia
  67. 67. Company Mentoring“Trainee Programs”“H.R.” Development ToolIdentification and support of “high potentials”Mostly for employeesSome offers for studentsExamples: Siemens, IBM, BA-CA
  68. 68. Portugal
  69. 69. “Special Mentoring”Main function networking of women with womenGoal: Personal Development & career developmentDevelopment of “high potential” connectionsMainly by / for women in higher positionCounterpart of “old boys networks”Examples: Mentoring Steiermark “Frauenpower” Club Alpha
  70. 70. Rumania
  71. 71. Thank you for your attention !
  72. 72. Sources:Allgemeiner Auskunftsdienst der Statistik Austria, Pressemitteilung Juni 2008 zu finden unter http://www.statistik.at/web_de/presse/pressemitteilungen_laufendes_jahr/6/031441?year=2008&month=6 [Statistik 2008]ARGE Jugend gegen Gewalt und Rassismus: Ergebnisse der Steirischen Jugendstudie; Graz 2007. [Jugendstudie 2007]ARGE Jugend gegen Gewalt und Rassismus: Ergebnisse der Steirischen Jugendstudie; Tabellen- und Grafikanhang. Graz 2007. [JugendstudieAnhang 2007]Dr. Andreas Höferl / Mag. Paul Pöchhacker im Auftrag der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Politikberatung und Politikentwicklung - ÖGPP:Armuts- und Reichtumsbericht für Österreich; Wien 2004. [Armutsbericht 2004]Europäische Kommission. Generaldirektion Beschäftigung, soziale Angelegenheiten und Chancengleichheit, Referat G1: Bericht zurGleichstellung von Frauen und Männern 2007; Luxemburg 2007. [EU 2007]Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften: Bericht der Europäischen Kommission an den Rat, das Europäische Parlament, denEuropäischen Wirtschafts- und Sozialausschuss und den Ausschuss der Regionen zur Gleichstellung von Frauen und Männern 2008; Brüssel2008 [EU 2008]MA 57, 24-Stunden Frauennotruf der Stadt Wien, 2004, zu finden unter http://www.diesie.at/export/sites/fsw/diesie/downloads/dokumente/factsheets/gewalt.pdf [Notruf 2004]Mag.a Brigid Weinzinger / Dr.in Anita Bernroitner / Mag.a Sabine Wagner im Auftrag des Grünen Klub im Parlament: Grüner Frauenbericht2008; Wien 2008. [Grüne 2008]Robert Reithofer / Maggie Jansenberger im Auftrag der Plattform der steirischen Sozialeinrichtungen: Wahrnehmungsbericht zur sozialenLage in der Steiermark; Graz 2006. [Sozialbericht 2006]Silvia Angelo / Ingrid Moritz / Sybille Pirklbauer / Christa Schlager / Iris Woltran / Sepp Zuckerstätter im Auftrag der Kammer für Arbeiterund Angestellte für Wien: AK Frauenbericht 1995 – 2005. Arbeit – Chancen – Geld; Wien 2006. [Arbeiterkammer 2006]Verein Autonome Frauenhäuser: Informationsstelle gegen Gewalt. [AÖF]

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