Fence – Press Release – June  

The FENCE – Fighting gENder bias and Contributing in gender Equity – aims at gender bias practical mitigation through equality awareness and gender competence.

FENCE’s roots have to do with the gender stereotyping which limits the development of the natural talents and abilities of women and men, as well as their educational and professional experiences and life opportunities in general.

This innovative project is financed by the European Commission, through funds granted by the National Erasmus + Education and Training Key Action 2 (KA2) programme – Co-operation for innovation and the exchange of good practices (Strategic Partnerships for Adult Education) with reference number 2019-1-UK01-KA204-061999.


The project includes 7 partners from 6 countries (UK, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Romania).

Target groups

FENCE addresses empowerment and capacity building actions for individuals primarily as public staff in local authorities and public bodies, social affairs services,  and NGOs and CSOs members, leaders, representatives working in the field  of gender equality or human rights promotion.


  • Make specific key – actors (individuals) empowered on gender bias fighting through gender equality issues awareness, gender competence building, gender equality goals promotion; these individuals belong to both men and women groups.
  • Create and deliver innovative products and training tools- as tailored needs learning resources – based on differentiation methodologies and adult education approaches.
  • Empower them by taking advantage of the opportunities offered by ICT and digitizing the quality of learning content.

Intellectual Outputs (IOs)

The Review Paper, the FENCE Curriculum, the Digital Toolbox & Resources, the Methodological Guide and the Policy Book are the five (5) IOs of FENCE project.


The “Review Paper” belongs to the foundation phase of the project and it is the result of research conducted in the participating countries.


The FENCE Curriculum through a totally new methodology and structure educates the participants on gender equality and fighting gender bias, based on their knowledge, experience, and needs.


The Digital Toolbox and resources include the online platform and the mobile application, which are be used both as a virtual learning environment and as a means of disseminating the project.


The Methodological Guide gives the essential context and support to adult educators for the best exploitation of the FENCE products, tools and materials. Also, it provides specific guidelines to the project’s stakeholders on how to integrate the training package in their activities.


The Policy Book aims to present and disseminate widely the results achieved during the project, making all interested parties aware of gender equality issues, the fight against gender stereotypes, promotion of equality and how to address the challenges in policy making at national and EU level.

More information about FENCE project

FENCE website: https://fence-project.eu/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EUprojectFENCE/