Safety and Equality in Classrooms

The main goal of the project titled “Safety and Equality in Classrooms” is to enhance inclusion, equality and non-discrimination in education and to ensure support for LGBTIQ+ youth.

The project is implemented by Lesbian organization Rijeka – LORI from November 1st 2023 – April 30th 2025 and is financed with the amount of 55.727,59 € in the scope of the Impact4value programme.

Project will raise awareness of school staff and the public on problem of LGBTI-phobia in education and the importance of an inclusive environment in schools. Project will also build capacities of educational institutions and school staff to combat LGBTI-phobic speech and peer violence in schools and to provide support to LGBTI students. The knowledge of youth about the harmfulness of LGBTI-phobic speech and behaviour is to be increased, and better acceptance of LGBTIQ+ students in schools will be encouraged. Too, psychosocial support and legal aid for LGBTIQ+ youth will be provided. Main activities are: 1) Creating Booklet on combatting LGBTI-phobic speech and behaviour in school environment, 2) Informing schools and distribution of the Booklet, 3) Campaign for raising awareness among youth on harmfulness of LGBTI-phobic speech, 4) A panel discussion, 5) Educating school staff, 6) Educational activities with school students and 7) Psychosocial support and legal aid for LGBTIQ+ youth.

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.



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