Training course in Finland: Creating Safer Spaces - Human Rights and Diversity as Foundations of Youth Work

European Union, 2019
European Union, 2019

The training discusses the understanding of human rights in youth work by looking at examples of groups that may face exclusion. It will take place from 2-5 March 2020 in Helsinki, Finland.

Content and Objectives

After completing the training course the participants will have more knowledge and understanding on:

  • the human rights system both as a set of legal obligations and a tool for change within youth work;
  • minority stress affecting the everyday life of minority youth
  • safer spaces thinking in youth work;
  • exploring methods that enable youth workers to discuss human rights with young people;
  • how to support the equal participation of different groups (e.g. trans and non-binary youth and youth with disabilities) in youth work activities.

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