[Brussels, 18 April 2018] The AGORA is back! AGORA is an EWL programme that brings young feminists from all over Europe to Brussels for a 5-day gathering to discuss and explore feminism and learn from each other.

Our next AGORA will take place from 29 August to 2 September 2018 and we are now looking for candidates to take part. The programme is open to any young self-identified women aged between 18 and 30 (at the time of the AGORA) who is keen to connect with other young feminists. Through a 5-day participatory summer camp, we aim to create a space for young women to exchange, bridge gaps, inspire and be inspired, strengthen connections, reinforce skills and hear the voices of other young feminists. Our objective is to empower young women feminists in Europe to be activist leaders in a changing world by giving them a space to share experience, knowledge and ideas.

AGORA has been connecting young women from across Europe for the last three years through this annual event and we are now seeking applications from young feminists for AGORA 2018. Find out more about our previous editions of Agora.

Is Agora for you?

  • Are you keen to connect with a diverse group of young feminists from across Europe?
  • Are you interested in strengthening your knowledge and skills to advocate for women’s rights and gender equality?
  • Are you keen to find out what young feminists are doing against inequality across Europe, and how you can work together?
  • Are you keen to engage in highly participatory learning processes and willing to learn more about yourself, your talents and your work in this world?
  • Do you want to be part of shaping future feminist strategies and campaigns in Europe?
  • Do you agree with the values and mission of the European Women’s Lobby?

Do you fit the criteria?

  • Are you a feminist woman (self-defined) between 18 and 30 years old (at the time of the camp)?
  • Do you have experience in activism related to gender equality/women’s rights?
  • Do you currently live in the European Union or EU Candidate countries?
  • Do you have a good level of English?

As an intersectional feminist organisation, we are committed to organising a summer camp that reflects and includes experiences that represent Europe in all of its diversity. As such, women of colour and from ethnic minority groups, women with disabilities, from the LGBTQI community and coming from marginalised groups are especially encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Read the full call for application here.

All interested candidates can apply using our online application form: https://goo.gl/forms/50deJOR06Ht22X0G3

Deadline for applications: 11 May 2018, by 23h00

Source: www.womenlobby.org

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