HerStory

Combating gender stereotypes by highlighting women’s contribution to the history of societies

FINDINGS

We want to reshape the historical narrative by spotlighting women’s significant contributions throughout history, addressing the prevalent male-dominated perspective.

— HerStory Consortium

Findings through the desk research and through the Focus Groups’ analysis shows that there is a gap in the gender-based knowledge in history

— Focus groups in Cyprus

The stakeholders emphasize the importance of giving voice: narrating, telling stories, and actively involving the new generations

— Focus groups in Italy

ABOUT HERSTORY

The project’s aims

  • Tackling gender stereotypes on social media, focusing on stereotypes that influence young people’s career choices.
  • Increasing awareness of existing online mechanisms that reinforce gender stereotypes and are related to professional life and career opportunities.
  • Promoting a different way of communicating/representing gender roles in employment/career opportunities on social media.