‘Change Starts With Me’ is a workshop project aiming to change the wrong misconceptions in the society to eliminate sexual violence and abuse, disseminate protective-preventive measures, remind of all individuals’ responsibility in combating sexual violence, and raise awareness. It consists of 4 workshop modules.
|Module.1||Dating Violence and Safe Relationships|
|‘Dating violence; its definition and types, concepts and common myths in the society, gender-based violence, characteristics of a safe relationship’|
|Module.2||Protective-Preventive Approach to Sexual Abuse|
|‘Sexual abuse; its definition and types, protective-preventive approach, methods for prevention, rights-based approach in working with children, concepts around consent and boundaries for children’|
|Module.3||Sexual Violence, Concepts and Methods for Prevention|
|‘Concepts of gender and LGBTI+, and sexual violence; definitions, types, concepts and common myths in the society, empowering language and approach’|
|Module.4||Struggling Against Sexual Abuse of Animals|
|‘Types of discrimination, speciesism, definition and types of sexual violence against animals, societal conceptions, animal freedom, rights-based approach, prevention and responsibilities’|
We received 201 workshop request from 81 groups from 27 cities. CSMD conducted 34 ‘Change Starts With Me: Awareness-raising workshops’ in 17 cities and reached 665 people. 24 of these trainings were out of Istanbul. 6 Module.1 workshops, 10 Module.2 workshops , 10 Module.3 workshops and 8 Module.4 workshops were given. We conducted Module.4 trainings with the cooperation of HAKIM (Animal Rights Monitoring Committee).
● 10 workshops in Istanbul
● 24 workshops outside Istanbul
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Project Coordination, Monitoring-Evaluation and Reporting: Merve Karabulut
Content Development and Implementation:
Merve Karabulut, Nurgül Öztürk, Hilal Esmer, Şehlem Kaçar,
Özge Özgüner, Fatma Biltekin, Nuray Sakarya
Visual Design: Özge Özgüner
This project is supported by the Swedish Consulate General – Istanbul. The views expressed here are solely those of Association for Struggle Against Sexual Violence and therefore do not in any way represent the views of the Swedish Consulate General – Istanbul.
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