Migration & Refugee in the Women’s Experience
Karat runs the activities for women refugees and migrants who have come to the EU countries in search of safety and work. Currently two projects are being implemented in this area – “The Europe we want?…
Vocational education, labour market and gender
Since 2015 Karat Coalition has focused on the issue of vocational education for girls and their situation on the labour market. Within the framework of national and international initiatives two comprehensive reports, analyzes and presentations were…
Learn about the CEDAW Convention and Optional Protocol
We invite you to our new website dedicated to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Optional Protocol to the Convention. You will find information about the CEDAW Convention…
CAMPAIGN! You can be whoever you want! The profession has no gender
The labour market in Poland is facing the challenge of growing demand for the graduates of vocational schools who are highly qualified in both traditional and advanced technologies. Using the potential of girls by encouraging them…

The Ministries rejected to change the names of professions

20 November 2017

The Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy and the Ministry of Education responded to the joint call of Karat Coalition and the Polish Teachers’ Union (ZNP) to include the female grammatical forms  in the names of professions. In our letters to the ministries we stressed that the female gramatical forms would attract women to professions traditionally dominated by men what would be beneficial for women, employers as well as schools.

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We are calling for female endings of the professions’ names

20 October 2017

On 19 October 2017 Karat Coalition and the Polish Teachers’ Union (ZNP) sent  the letters to the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy and the Ministry of Education calling for including the female grammatical forms  in the names of professions. Karat’s research shows that the lack of female forms aggravates stereotypes about occupations “suitable” for women and men.

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Polish language lessons for women migrants

20 October 2017

From 12 September to 15 December  2017 the women migrants have participated in Polish language classes in Warsaw.  Two groups of women migrants learn Polish at A2 / B1 level. The advanced  language course focuses not only on grammar, but also on vocabulary related to employment and everyday life in Poland. We pay great attention to the issues of cultural differences and women’s rights in Poland and in other countries. The classes take place withing the project “Women’s Empowerment, Integration and Participation”.

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Karat in the feminist dialogue on women migrants in Europe

20 October 2017

14-15th of October 2017 we were in Vienna at a meeting of partner organizations in the project “The Europe we want? Feminist approaches to gender, migration and democracy “(Erasmus +). The participants from Austria, Spain, Belgium, Sweden and Poland (Karat Coalition) shared their experiences in working with organizations and networks of women migrants.

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Enhancing women's chances on labor market in Poland. Campaign "I can be whoever I want!" No gender in professions".
I've chosen what I like and I'm well paid!
Mogę być kim tylko zechcę. Zawód nie ma płci. Promowanie kobiet w męskich zawodach. Kampania Koalicji Karat
I don't know who I become when I grow up. But I know that I can be whoever I want!
Enhancing women's chances on labor market in Poland. Promoting women in men dominated profesions.  Campaing "I can be whoever I want! No gender in professions"
Here you can become a woman mechatronic!
I can be whoever I want! More women in men dominated professions. No gender in professions. Promoting women in male jobs. Women in labor market. Campaign
Think about the professions which choose your male friends. These are well paid.

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