European SHIFT Publishes Results of “Gender and Power Relations” Study

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The European SHIFT Project Shares Results of “Gender and Power Relations” Study

When the #MeToo movement rose to global attention, the SHIFT– or Shared Initiatives for Training– project made a joint decision to focus on sexual harassment and power abuse in the European art world. The result of this collaboration is a recent report called “#MeToo in the Arts: From call-outs to structural change – Research-Informed Recommendations For Network Organisations On Combating Sexual Harassment And Power Abuse In The European Cultural Sector.
SHIFT, or Shared Initiatives for Training, is a European Union-funded project that invites cultural leaders to work together and create paths to face global challenges, such as climate change, gender equality, and inclusion of minorities. The SHIFT project is the partnership of nine European cultural networks and platforms: IETM European Music Council European Choral Association – Europa Cantat ELIA – European League of Institutes of the Arts European Union of Music Competitions for Youth Fresh Arts Coalition Europe International Music Council Trans Europe Halles On the Move As FEDEC’s website states, “The collected stories cover, in particular, countries that are usually less ‘on the spot’ when it comes to #MeToo cases (especially those in Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe), with the aim of providing a...
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