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  1. 1. Young girls and women Mentoring People to People International Plovdiv, Bulgaria 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  2. 2. Project on the development of European Mentoring Federation for young girls and women Module “Supportive politics for young girls and women” 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  3. 3. The 12 problematic areas in the action platform in Bulgaria The constant and increasing burden of poverty on women; Inequality and discrepancy in the process of education and the access to it; Inequality and discrepancy in the access to healthcare and all its services; Violence against women; Consequences of military operations and hostilities on women including those living under occupation; Inequality in all economical structures and politics, in all forms of industrial production and resources; 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  4. 4. 12 problem areas in the action platform Inequality between women and men in different aspects of governing; Inadequate mechanisms that encourages and support the progress and development of the women in the society; Lack of respect and inadequate attitude towards women’s rights; Stereotyping of women and inequality in terms of access to all types of communicational systems especially in the media; Inequality between the sexes in terms of management of the natural resources and protection of the environment; Continuous discrimination and violation of women’s rights; 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  5. 5. Violence against women In Bulgaria, as in other countries, hampers the realization of their human rights, is one of the main causes for their worsened health and has a very high cost for society - lost labor force and human potential, as well as costs for social services, rehabilitation, law enforcement, the judiciary, etc. Statistical data for the country from 2002 show that there were 449 divorce cases primarily due to physical and psychological abuse. Of these, 371 were acts of men, 15 of women, and 22 of both spouses. Such abuse is one of the main reasons for divorce, after mutual consent and incompatibility of temperament, bearing in mind that domestic violence also exists in cases considered under other causes for divorce. In addition, divorce has been decided 4.4 times more often due to men’s fault than to women’s. 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  6. 6. People trafficking (Bulgarian statistics) 500,000 people trafficked in Europe every year 80% of female victims trafficked across international borders 70% for sexual exploitation $7-13 billion a year is made from trafficking Bulgaria include one group of 75 countries source and transit locations for trafficking in women The Government of Bulgaria does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, No anti- trafficking training : NGOs offered training at the National Police Academy, the report stated.. 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  7. 7. People trafficking (Bulgarian statistics) Bulgarian criminal gangs control illegal trafficking in women in big cities of Western Europe such as Strasbourg, Nice and Marseille, it (announced in August 2003 first seminar of the club) Incomes from prostitution are in second place after the incomes from drug trafficking and prior to incomes from gun smuggling. The employers monthly income of 30,000 - 50, 000 BGN is assured from a single sex slave. Most risky cities for trafficking in women are Varna, Targovishte, Razgrad, Dobrich, Shumen and Bourgas; In the last three years with the assistance of the International Organization for Migration 240 Bulgarian victims of violence have managed to return to their country. 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  8. 8. Politics areas Employment • Employment in 2004 for both women and men in the 25 EU countries: women – 55,7%, men – 70,9%, a difference of 15,2%; • Restrictions on the differential payment for men and women. Balanced participation in the process of making and implementing decisions • 1996 – the council of the ministers recommends to the EU members to encourage the balanced participation of both sexes in the process of decision making; 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  9. 9. Politics areas Combining of professional and personal life • Care of children that allows women to work; • Care of other dependents; • Shared family responsibility; Social protection and involvement Inclusion of the aspects of the sex in other areas and politics • Women in education; • Women in science; • Women’s rights in the process of inclusion in EU; • Development support; • Violence and trafficking; 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  10. 10. Girls in Bulgaria - Problems Professional education and training; Political representation; Internet access; cyber attitude; Health and physical experience; Violence against girls; Contraception and pregnancy; Continuous mass discrimination against girls living in poverty, with no qualification; immigrants or coming out of immigrant families; handicapped girls; 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  11. 11. Initiative for empowering the girls Abusive relationships; Communicational skills; Reproduction health and rights; Social health and rights of the growing up generation; Sexual health; Empowering of the women; Abortion; Violence against women; 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  12. 12. Conclusions of the workshop (BG) Less girls reach maturity in comparison with boys; Girls are often treated as being inferior and are socialized in such manner that undermine their self- esteem; Sexual violence and sexually transmitted diseases; People trafficking – bad influence from family and society and deficiencies of the security system; Domestic violence; Gipsy women and young girls are excluded by the society - Maternity in early age; Women do not have equal opportunities like boys in making active decisions; They have limited access to education and suffer from stereotype practices in education; 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  13. 13. Bulgarian experience PRO::ICT – –Data base that offers additional materials and good practices which aid parents, teachers and lecturers, tutors, consultants and others, developed to improve the skills during consultations and training of young girls who have chosen professional realization in the ИКТ sphere. 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  14. 14. Bulgarian experience EUMENT-NET – – European network of mentoring initiatives and programs for women in the academic and scientific sphere. A virtual platform with information for such initiatives in Europe has been developed 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  15. 15. Bulgarian experience Mentoring for adults – helps individuals over 50 years of age to realize on the labor market and the society by expanding and improving their skills and competence. Establishment of employers network of organizations with active social politics, that stimulates employers to hire and keep people hired. 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  16. 16. GOOD PRACTICES IN BULGARIA 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  17. 17. NGOs in Bulgaria agesLookup/home~bg 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  18. 18. NGOs in Bulgaria Handbook on the equal rights of the sexes for the young people in Europehttp://www.bgrf. org/bg/publications/polit icalrights/younggender/ 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  19. 19. Non-government organizations in BulgariaCourse on the equal rights of the sexes:“Equal rights in school – equal rights in life“ e.php? category=500&id=897 30 май 2008, Пловдив
  20. 20. Tasks and actions Elimination of all forms of discrimination against girls; Elimination of all negative opinions and practices against girls; Protection of women’s right and increased knowledge on their needs and potentials; Elimination of educational discrimination and fully and accessible development of knowledge and skills; Elimination of discrimination in healthcare; Elimination of economical exploitation and protection of the labor rights of women; Elimination of all forms of violence against girls; Enhancement of the knowledge of the girls and their active participation in the social, economical and political life; Putting an accent on the importance of the family; 30 май 2008, Пловдив