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


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


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.