• About us

    Mission

    mission

    Aims

    Gender Project for Bulgaria Foundation is an independent, non-governmental organization in public benefit, founded in 1994 by active professional women. It has won recognition as an Advocacy group working to:
    • raise Bulgarian society awareness of gender equality issues;
    • raise civil society intolerance of violence against women at home and in workplace;
    • change the legislation to protect women and children victims of domestic violence;
    • educate children and young people in human rights and the national and international regulations guaranteeing those rights;
    • get media involved in gender issues discussions;
    • acquire successful practices of foreign NGOs and adapt them professionally to the Bulgarian reality;
    • promote and encourage women in starting-up their own business;
    • achieve more active women's participation in politics and decision-making, and create a national women's lobby;

    The Gender Project for Bulgaria Foundation has realized those aims by:

    • organizing information and education campaigns through active partnership with the media and production of a video spots, radio broadcasts and special columns in the press;
    • organizing training seminars in Sofia and the country on domestic violence issues; hidden discrimination of women from ethnic groups in Bulgaria; gender awareness and analyses; the media role for overcoming existing stereotypes; acquiring leadership skills; gender education in school and university; starting-up small business; NGO management
    • designing and participating in projects for creation of National mechanism for equal opportunities of women and men in Bulgaria and its promoting in public space;
    • actively supporting the national and international women's networks that strengthen women's positions;
    • conducting various researches of domestic violence issues, sexual harassment, globalization effect on women and men

    The Gender Project for Bulgaria Foundation is part of:

    • the national network of
    • the KARAT Coalition regional network - uniting NGOs from 13 CEE/CIS countries
    • the Stability Pact Gender Task Force for SEE.
  • Gender Project for Bulgaria Foundation has been the main partner for Bulgaria of the Stability Pact Gender Task Force

    Gender Project for Bulgaria Foundation has been the main partner for Bulgaria of the Stability Pact Gender Task Force (SP GTF) since its inauguration in 1999 year. GPF has taken part in the organization and the implementation of the regional projects for women's political empowerment in Bulgaria, and was the leading regional organizer of two of them.

  • Gender project for Bulgaria foundation report activities in 2002

    GENDER PROJECT FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION REPORT ACTIVITIES IN 2002

  • Information event on climate justice

    Increasing challenges for minorities and indigenous peoples - this is the conclusion of yesterday's presentation of Minority Rights Group (MRGI) 's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2019 Annual Report: A Focus on Climate Justice. The annual "Journalism for Development - 2019" awards were then presented.

  • Report Gender project for Bulgaria foundation year 2003

    "Gender Project for Bulgaria" Foundation /GPF/ is a non-profit, non governmental organization, registered in the Bulgarian Court in 1995.