Partners

1. SURT (Catalonia, Spain) – Lead partner

SURT is a women's foundation based in Barcelona since 1993. It works to make the economic, social and cultural rights of women effective and to eradicate all forms of discrimination on the basis of gender. It is focused on supporting women’s empowerment, fostering their autonomy and leadership. To achieve this,

SURT works in the following fields: economic empowerment, personal empowerment, community-based empowerment and social and political empowerment.

2. Háttér Society (Hungary)

Háttér Society is the largest and oldest operating LGBTQ organization in Hungary. Our aims are calling attention to the problems faced by LGBTQ people; providing support services; exploring the situation and needs of LGBTQ people; mainstreaming these concerns in laws and public services; protecting the human rights of LGBTQ people and countering discrimination against them; promoting the health and well-being of LGBTQ people; encouraging the self organization of LGBTQ communities; and preserving and spreading LGBTQ heritage and culture.

3. Bundesverband Trans* (Germany)

The Bundesverband Trans* (BVT*) is a nationwide umbrella non-profit organization and advocacy
group, of individuals, peer groups committed to the rights of trans* people in Germany, united through the
aspiration and the commitment to work/fight for gender diversity and self-determination, as well as the
commitment to human rights of recognition, equality, social participation and trans* including non-binary
people’s health.

4. Transgender Equality Network Ireland

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) is a national non-profit, member-driven organisation that seeks to improve conditions and advance the rights and equality of trans people and their families in Ireland.
They offer a range of support services that aim to increase the well-being of trans people and their families by providing support that mitigates common experiences of isolation, misunderstanding and exclusion. We advocate across legal, medical, societal and political structures to ensure that policy development and legislative reform reflects the positive recognition of trans inclusion, rights and equality, and provide workshops and training that increase awareness, understanding and inclusion of trans issues across key sectors of Irish society.

5. UVIC – Research group on gender and sexual diversity (Catalonia, Spain)

The research group on gender and sexual diversity at the University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia aims to promote studies on the realities and perspectives of lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual, queer and intersex collective (LGTBQI). The group conducts research and knowledge transfer projects on equality policies in relation to gender, sexuality, identity and diversity from an intersectional approach.