Ongoing projects 

Stop Violence Against Women: From (A)wareness to (Z)ero Victims Blaming

Duration: 3rd April 2017 – 2nd October 2019

Objectives: to develop targeted information & implement practical empowerment actions, education activities and awareness-raising to increase understanding of different forms of VAW & stop blaming VAW victims & ultimately contribute to promoting zero tolerance to VAW & strengthening gender equality.


Municipalities' Success Code – Gender Equality

Duration: 12 December 2016 – 31 December 2019.

The overall goal of the project is to systematically seek for the gender equality in the municipalities by educating public sector representatives and raising their awareness on gender equality issues, their ability to recognise activities resulting in men and women (in)equality, create and implement targeted measures for guaranteeing equal rights.

Partners: Association of Local Authorities in Lithuania, Lithuanian Women‘s Lobby Organisation, Statistics Lithuania. 



Change in Private, Public and Civic Sectors - New Standards for Reducing Discrimination

Duration: 2016 – 2019.


BREAK! – Overcoming Gender Stereotypes in Europe Through Cross-media Learning

Duration: 1 January 2017 – 30 June 2019

Objectives: The project aims at contributing to overcoming educational and occupational gender segregation by reaching out to young people aged 13-30 through innovative cross-media tools and practices that are up to date with nowadays youth.

Partners: The Office of the Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner, Estonia (coordinating organization), Estonian National Broadcasting (ERR), Tallinn University, Estonia, INNOVE Foundation, Estonia, The Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson, Lithuania, The Centre for Gender Equality, Iceland, Ministry of Welfare, Iceland.


#LGBT_LT: Raising Awariness Through Visibility in Lithuania

Duration: 1 January 2018 – 31 December 2019


- to increase social acceptance of LGBT* people in Lithuania;

- to raise awareness about remaining legal challenges for LGBT* people;

- to promote active citizenship among the members of the local LGBT* community with the view of reshaping public discourse on LGBT* issues.

Partners: National LGBT Rights Organization LGL (coordinating organization), Association “In Corpore”.


Implemented projects

Moving Towards Social Change: Building Knowledge Base and Effective Legislation on Equality and Non-discrimination

Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2017.

The overall goal of the project is to increase political and public support for effective implementation of equality legislation.

Partner: Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights (NGO).

Agneta Skardžiuvienė

Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson of the Republic of Lithuania

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