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Fearless women through history – volunteer action in elementary school D. Trstenjaka in Hrvatska Kostajnica

16. December 2020.

Volunteers of the High school Ivana Trnskoga volunteer’ club Srcem drugima in Hrvatska Kostajnica, hold online volunteer action on gender equality on 15 December 2020.

Hugh school students presented to the 3rd graders, four successful fearless women in history: Joan of Arc, Florence Nightingale, Virginia Wolf and Ivana Brlić – Mažuranić. Afterwards, the elementary school pupils drew their impressions of the women, followed with discussion on gender equality and usage of ones’ potential in restricted surrounding.

How it was, please see in the gallery.

The volunteer action is part of the projects:

Follow my Steps! – Youth for a Sustainable Community implemented through the Swiss-Croatian Cooperation Programme. The programme is co-financed by the Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs. The project implements the Local Democracy Agency Sisak in partnership with the Sisak-Moslavina County, Gymnasium Sisak and High School Ivana Trnskoga Hrvatska Kostajnica.

Build your knowledge, be the change – improving the quality of life in Pounje trough active participation of young people funded by the Croatian Ministry of Labour, Pension System, Family and Social Policy. The project implements the Rehabilitation Center for Stress and Trauma in partnership with the Local Democracy Agency Sisak, the Local Action Group UNA, the High School Ivana Trnskoga Hrvatska Kostajnica, the City of Hrvatska Kostajnica, the Municipality of Majur, the Municipality of Donji Kukuruzari and the Centre for Social Welfare Hrvatska Kostajnica.

The views expressed in this text are the sole responsibility of the Local Democracy Agency Sisak and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs and the Ministry.



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