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Current and recent projects:

Training, Cooperation & Participation for Women's Political Leadership

Implementation: October 2016 – September 2017
Donor: US Embassy in the Czech Republic
Coordinator: Markéta Mottlová


  • networking
  • trainings
  • disseminating information via social media

Empowering Women Leaders accross the Ocean

Implementation: July 2016 – December 2016
Donor: US Embassy in the Czech Republic
Coordinator: Markéta Mottlová


  • sharing know-how from USA on ewpowering women politicians
  • seminars (incl. seminar with US expert), training
  • disseminating information via social media


International projects:


Empowerment through Education – Gender Equality & Political Leadership

Implementation: September 2015 – December 2017
PartnersStowarzyszenie Aktywne Kobiety (Active Women Association), Women for Election (IE), VoteRunLead (USA), Brand-Sofi (FI), Towarzystwo Edukacji Antydyskryminacyjnej (PL)
Donor: Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Strategic Partnerships
Coordinator/Co-ordinators: Halka Jaklová, Markéta Mottlová


  • comparative analysis and the report on educational activities for political women's empowerment
  • creating GEPLE e-platform
  • projekt meetings and trainings in partner countries
  • conference in Cracow

Learning about the Causes and Effects of Gender (Im)Balance in Central Europe

Implementation: September 2014 – August 2016
Partners: Demokracia v strednej Európe, Hungarian Women's Lobby, Kongres Kobiet
Donor: Erasmus+
Coordinator: Zuzana Vojteková


  • Quantitative and qualitative research in the field of gender inequalities (data collection, analysis)
  • Dissemination of articles and other project outcomes
  • Cooperation with stakeholders in particular areas
  • Strategic meetings in partner countries and good practice exchange

European Campaign For Parity Democracy and Active European Citizenship: No Modern European Democracy without Gender Equality!

Implementation: March 2013 - August 2014
Partners: Mediterraean Institute of Gender Studies, European Women´s Lobby, Romanian Women´s Lobby, Women’s Employment Information Center
Donor: European Commission (DG Justice - "Fundamental Rights and Citizenship")
Coordinator: Marcela Adamusová


  • European-wide Campaign for Parity Democracy and Active European Citizenship
  • Cross-party coalition of women members of the European Parliament
  • A series of four national consultations with relevant stakeholders in each partner country
  • National-level and EU events to launch the campaign
  • Final conference in Brussels

Europe for Women, Women for Europe - the campaign for parity democracy

More Women in European Politics - More Women in 2014

Implementation: November 2012 - October 2014
Partners: LUDEN (Local Urban Development European Network)
Donor: European Commission (DG Justice - "Fundamental Rights and Citizenship")
Coordinator: Jana Smiggels Kavková


  • Establishing Facebook and Twitter groups
  • Undertaking transnational workshops
  • Delivering an online programme
  • Setting up LAG (Local Action Group) in each partner country
  • A short benchmark report (drawing on available sources for creating a profile of women's participation in politics)
  • Market research on what detracts and would attract young women to vote and become candidates in the EP elections in 2014)
  • Launching a campaign
  • Transnational and national dissemination

More Women Into Politics - video from the project

LUDEN FINAL H264 from Paul Wu on Vimeo.

The Equality of Women and Men in Local Life: Where to Start?

Implementation: January 2011 - June 2011
Partner: ASCCRE (The Swiss Union of Municipalities)
Donor: Partnership Fund - Swiss-Czech Cooperation Programme
Coordinator: Marcela Adamusová


  • The workshop in the Czech Republic - The European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life, community and gender budgeting, other tools for promoting gender equality 
  • The workshops on equality of women and men in local life, visit to the European Charter's signatory municipalities, discussions with the representatives 
  • Twinning - one Czech and one Swiss municipality 

The Female Face of European Politics

Implementation: August 2010 - July 2012
Partner: Active Women Association
Donor: Grundtvig programme - Grundtvig Learning Partnership
Coordinator: Jana Smiggels Kavková


  • The webpage of the project Let´s Make Politics Female
  • Experiences exchange between countries with a higher (Finland) and lower (the Czech Republic) share of women in decision-making processes 
  • Sharing the knowledge about how to increase women opportunities in governance processes
  • Creating an international network of people working in the field of adult education and raising the gender awareness

Together for the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men Implementation: August 2009 - January 2010

Partner: KS - Norwegian Union of Municipalities
Donor: Norway grants/Open Society Fund
Coordinator: Marcela Adamusová


  • Introduction and implementation of "The European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life" in the Czech context
  • Study tour for Czech local politicians to Norway
  • International conference to equal opportunities in local life
  • The publication "Equal Opportunities for Women and Men in Local Life: How to Start?"