Finished project ClickOff and published outputs about online violence against women and girls


In December 2019 the project ClickOff, which was coordinated by the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities in partnership of University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics and associated partners Police and Ministry of Justice, has finished.

Main objectives of the project were to raise awareness, combat gender stereotypes, prevent, reduce and change attitudes towards cyber violence and harassment against girls and women in Slovenia, to increase sensitivity and knowledge of young people, (potential) victims, groups at risk, parents, (potential) perpetrators and witnesses about the issue and to build capacity of relevant professionals to ensure adequate prevention, prosecution and protection against such violence.

The following activities were implemented in the project:  

  • 180 workshops for 3500 primary and secondary school pupils
  • 3 trainings for Police and Justice
  • 2 trainings for youth workers
  • 2 trainings for trainers
  • Seminars for media professionals and policy makers
  • Survey among 5290 primary and secondary school pupils
  • International final conference

As the final outputs of the project the following educational resources were published:

The handbook was developed for police professionals, prosecutors, judges, and other court personnel. On 52 pages it explains the terms, causes and forms of violence, cyber violence and cyber violence against women and girls, gender stereotypes and prejudice. It defines the roles of Police, prosecutors and court personnel in successful dealing with cases of such violence and gives them advice for dealing with women who are victims. It offers a list of organisations which can help and empower victims. The handbook is published online and was printed in 1000 copies and sent to all police stations and directorates, prosecutors’ offices and courts across Slovenia.

The handbook was developed for teachers, principals, school counselling workers, social workers, youth workers, professionals from NGOs. On 52 pages it explains the terms, causes and forms of violence, cyber violence and cyber violence against women and girls, gender stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination. It defines the roles of victims, perpetrators and bystanders in such violence and offers tips for prevention and clarifies the procedures in dealing with, finding help and reporting incidents of such violence. The handbook was printed in 5000 copies and distributed to all primary and secondary schools, Social Work Centres, student halls of residence and relevant NGOs working with children and women in Slovenia. It is also published online.

The trainers Kit was developed for teachers and youth workers as a supplement to above described handbook for professionals working with youth. This electronic resource contains the lesson plan (50 pages) and educational module (24 power point presentation slides) which can be used by youth workers and teachers to conduct 90-minutes long workshops with young people aged 12 years or more. With this kit the sustainability of the project was ensured and continuation of educating and raising awareness about this topic among young people.

Final survey/evaluation report consists of detailed analyses of the online survey  among Slovenian youth (13-18 years of age), where we analysed the occurrence of cyber violence, types of cyber violent acts, attitudes of young people towards cyber violence, physical and emotional response to cyber violence, bystanders etc. The survey was the first big research about cyber harassment in Slovenia. The report is available online.

All resources are also published here: http://odklikni.enakostspolov.si/o-projektu/.

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