Promoting equality and violence-free schools

Scope: San Juan de Lurigancho (Lima)
Cooperating entity: EM Power

The school is a fundamental space to promote reflection and changes in attitudes regarding the relations of inequality between men and women that produce gender violence. In this regard, this project contributed to establish equal relations between students of two high schools in Lima, intervened with families to become a source of respect and tolerance among its members, and strengthened the capacities of tutors and educational authorities teachers to develop the gender equality approach in the school curriculum. At the same time, it encouraged the participation and influence of adolescents, through school municipalities.