”Women in power is not a dream but an action plan” was one of the Loesje texts created on the Training of Trainers ”ABCs of Equal Opportunities” in the city of Evpatoria, Ukraine. This training was attended by 23 people from Southern and Eastern regions of the country and, of course, by Loesje.
The first day was dedicated to the introduction to the topic of the project – unequal representation of women in power, gender misbalances and discrimination in Ukraine.
During the second day of the training, the participants did creative text writing workshops. Out of this massive creative thinking they got 27 texts on the topic ”Women and Power”. Texts like “Politics is an area for equal opportunities” will become the mottos for their future work.
Afterwards they covered Evpatoria’s walls with the posters they made. Many people got interested by the texts so they got a chance to discuss the topic on the streets.
Loesje once again fell in love with Ukraine and it seems it is reciprocal! More than 20 Loesje groups were created and in the last two months many posters were glued on the walls of cities all around the East-Southern part of the country. And it seems that more is yet to come…