The “Rise for Gender Equality” Declaration


This declaration gathers statements and visuals made by advocates for Gender Equality and Human Rights who took part in the #ReThink_Med common action in Slovenia. The advocates who contributed to this declaration identify as women and are from Iran, Iraq, Palestine, Slovenia, Algeria, Jordan, and Afghanistan and living in Slovenia; they participated in the workshops on critical thinking through arts and its based techniques for Gender Equality and in the online campaign “Rise for Gender Equality.”

The “Rise for Gender Equality” action consisted of workshops followed by an online campaign; this action was developed, designed, and facilitated by Med dialogue leader Samar Zughool (Jordan, Slovenia; She, her; They, their), an experiential trainer and performing artist at the Povod institute for culture and development of international relations in culture.

This action took place from 15th to 31rst of March 2022 in Ljubljana and online; it advocated for critical thinking through arts and its based techniques to “Rise For Gender Equality” and Human Rights out of gender profiling and beyond borders in the Mediterranean region; it is part of the common action “#Rethink_Med” by the Med dialogue for Rights and Equality.