The project Cut All Ties aims at tackling Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through the design, implementation and validation of a Training and Education Program based on gamification and new technologies to raise awareness, prevent and reduce GBV among 14-17 years old youngsters in six high-schools of Barcelona, Madrid and Milan.
Coordinator of the project, is a non-profit organization designated a public service by the government that started its journey in the 1980s. ABD provides more than 100 programs that intend to overcome situations of vulnerability or social exclusion: drug addiction and associated diseases, migration, violence within the family, early motherhood, disability, mental health, or lack of basic goods such as housing and employment… The programs are addressed to more than 100.000 people that are attended each year.
ABD as the leading partner is in charge of the Steering Committee and the overall coordination of the action at operational, monitoring, administrative and evaluation level. ABD is also in charge of the project implementation in Barcelona and Madrid, the impact evaluation and the lobbying campaign at national and EU level. They also contribute with their experience in preventing violence and discrimination trainings within the educational context, specialized in high-school trainings to combat Gender-Based Violence.
ACRA is an Italian independent NGO engaged in international development cooperation and global citizenship education. ACRA is engaged in educational programs in schools, strengthening the competences of teachers and students aimed at preventing racism and discriminations. It has 20 years of experience in awareness raising campaigns and training activities.
ACRA coordinates the Cut All Ties project at operational and administrative level in Italy. ACRA is in charge of identifying and describing the main drivers of GBV among youth early affective-sexual relationships as well as the main behavioral causes; the design of the Capacity-Building Training and the target groups engagement strategy; they are also in charge of the project implementation in Milan. They lead the lobbying campaign at national level (Italy) and contribute to EU level. ACRA brings to the project their expertise in engaging and training youngsters with different social and cultural backgrounds, and with their awareness raising campaigns and dissemination experience.
Citibeats is a Spanish organization expert in
promoting and accelerating social change through
innovative tools. The Social Coin is part of Citibeats, whose main goal is to collect and analyze people’s opinions from public data. In 2016 TSC won the UN Global Champion Award for Inclusion at the World Summit Awards and was also awarded with a H2020 grant to develop a platform to engage citizens and governments on a citywide level.
Citibeats will be in charge of the TSC methodology adaptation and the Follow-up of the pilot‘s impact. They will contribute with a methodology based on Artificial Intelligence, and a gamification and ICT tool addressed to youngsters in order to accelerate social change.