ICYE-STEPS/FUNDACION IGUALDAD LGBT
ICYE STEPS aren't group projects. You will be with 2 or 3 volunteers. Those are permanents projects, open all year, free arrival date. Minimum 4 weeks - Maximum 16 weeks
- Code : BOL-100/2017
- Dispo : 2M / 3F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ESP
- Age : 18 - 99
Brief description and main aims – Project 1: Contributing to the development of democracy, promoting effective implementation of civil and political rights of people with different sexual orientation and gender identity within the framework of the Constitution of Bolivia and international treaties in force. Project 2:Strengthened organizational and ideologically LGBT Collective in Ascension Guarayos, Montero, Camiri and Santa Cruz de la Sierra to generate a political horizon, a discourse and a practice that allows cohesion and partnership with other sectors, the construction of new social relations and a better quality of life Project 3:Increased levels of prevention against HIV-AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and protection of human rights in gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) in Santa Cruz — Cultural Exposure – LGBT Equality, works to promote human rights of people with different sexual orientation (lesbian, gay, bisexual) and gender identity (transgender and transvestite). LGBT Equality identifies two main areas: Health and Human Rights and the projects are confined in them. LGBT Equality has offices in Montero, Camiri and headquartered in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
Main Activities – Project 1: Meetings and mobilization of the LGBT population at departmental and national levels. Socialization of proposals from LGBT organizations. Monitoring of proposals submitted to government agencies. Updating, tracking and news about the affective-sexual diversity. Participation in interviews with mass media to report on the rights of the LGBT population and sharing of information. Project 2. Strengthening of LGBT groups in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Mon-tero, Ascension Guarayos and Camiri. Information Meetings with officials of the four municipalities. Conversations with students and teachers from the schools. Conducting educational fairs, radio programs, literary contests. Conducting cultural events: Film Festival, Festival TransFest. Project 3. Conversations and talks on prevention of STIs, HIV and AIDS. Distribution of materials of tools for prevention of STIs, HIV AIDS ys. Making alternative events (film festival, festival of condom night, educational fairs) — Volunteers tasks – Project 1. Monitoring and updating the website and social networks. Support the organization of the meetings. Accompany the demonstrations, interviews, socialization. Project 2. Support for radio programs, educational fairs, literary competitions. Fostering talks and meetings with authorities. Support the strengthening LGBT Collective. Support for the film festival and TransFest. Project 3. Support Discussions and talks on prevention of STIs, HIV and AIDS. Support and distribution of materials prevention tools on STIs, HIV and AIDS. Support and alternative events (film festival, festival of condom night, educational fairs)
Accomodation in a host family or in communuty. Food will be provided.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
Commitment to Human Rights, affective sexual and gender diversity. Skills on internet, social networks and other means. Volunteer must be able to communicate in Spanish — Minimum 4 weeks, maximum 16 weeks –400 € for 4 weeks and 75€ for each additionnal week. — Pick up at the airport by a member of ICYE Bolivia, an information meeting is organized before integration into the project
L'ICYE Bolivie est une organisation qui offre aux gens de toutes les origines l'occasion d'être impliqués dans des cultures différentes de leur propre. Cette compréhension et tolérance de cultures différentes contribuent à la PAIX MONDIALE.
Les buts principaux du ICYE Bolivie sont intégrer des classes sociales différentes et élever la conscience de jeunes Boliviens – les encourager à évaluer des traditions culturelles qui ont été oubliées ou ont été ignorées.