Handbook

Conceptual background of belittled and invisible women.

With this handbook, you won’t only learn about some very interesting and powerful women of our history, but you will also, as an educator, learn how these narratives can help you to trigger your adult learners’ motivation and interest in learning and knowing more about European common values.

WHY?

To enable older people/older women to be right holders as well as active and contributing citizens

To discuss gender and their role in single areas of life

To recall the steps taken by women in European countries towards their becoming more equal in a more just society

To examine the importance of using gendered language in communication with men and communities

To collect gender narrations from the past and present and increase the awareness of  belittled women’s contribution to community

To study gender and old age specific social stereotypes putting pressure on older women

To review European values and rights and examine how they comply with the women’s values and rights to consolidate women’s personal and European identity

To scrutinize older women’s relation to their own body and their feeling of shame

To get familiar with engendered older adult education and develop a related to educational programme for educators involved in older adult education.

To get familiar with engendered older adult education and develop a related to educational programme for educators involved in older adult education.