Project history



European project carried out in 8 EU countries between 2013 and 2014. It aimed at creating a comprehensive model addressing intimate partner violence including support and recovery services for women, as well as prevention actions. During the project, training and sensitisation sessions for women were carried out, and several materials for professionals were produced.



European project coordinated by SURT and carried out in Catalonia, Romania, Bulgaria and Italy between 2011 and 2013. The aim of the project was to expand research on male violence against women in intimate partnerships within Roma communities in order to generate tools which help professionals in dealing with violence detection and prevention.

Speak Out 

European project implemented between 2011 and 2013 in Spain, Italy, Finland and the Netherlands to approach male violence against migrant, refugee and ethnic minority women from an intercultural perspective. This was achieved through research, the elaboration of materials, the development of prevention and empowerment actions and the setup of transcultural networks among migrant women.


Euorpean project leaded by SURT and developed in Catalonia, Italy, Finland, Austria, Romania and Lithuania between 2012 and 2013. The main aim of FORWARD was to design and implement an innovative competence-based portfolio and pedagogical tools for the identification, recognition, validation and development of the competences of migrant women from an intercultural and gender perspective.



European project developed between 2010 and 2012 aiming at transferring and adapting a programme to improve the competences of labour counselling and training professionals in Spain, Bulgaria and Poland. The transfer was done through a set of materials to address the needs of women, low-qualified and low-paid workers and adults with low qualification



European project implemented in Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Turkey, England and Catalonia between 2009 and 2011. EnVogue targeted life-long learning professionals working with young girls with low-education and at risk of exclusion. The aim of the project was to develop innovative education methodologies and tools to address topics related to Information Technology and economics in the fashion world.



European project leaded by SURT and developed in Catalonia, Finland, Cyprus and Bulgaria between 2008 and 2010. The project aimed at disseminating the knowledge and expertise gained through the ALTRA Daphne project  to other EU countries developing intervention programmes for female inmate victims of gender violence and male inmate perpetrators, from a gender perspective.



European project leaded by SURT and implemented in Catalonia, Finland, Estonia and Italy between 2008 and 2009. The project aimed at designing social indicators for measuring and shedding light on the multidimensional effects of gender violence on women’s lives, in order to improve social policies dealing with gender violence.



European project coordinated by SURT and implemented in Catalonia, Germany and Hungary between 2006 and 2008. The project aimed at providing and implementing an innovative, gender focused in-prison pilot treatment program for women victims and men perpetrators of gender violence.



European project coordinated by SURT and carried out in Spain, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany and Hungary between 2003 and 2005. The project aimed at identifying and analysing the effectiveness of the mechanisms of socio-labour integration affecting female inmates in Europe, in order to elaborate a series of political proposals and actions to assure and improve the situation of these women.



European project leaded by SURT and implemented in Catalonia, Italy, France, Germany and the Czech Republic between 2002 and 2004. The aim of the project was to develop new methodologies based on the recognition of women's knowledge and capabilities to be transferred to the professional field. The project target group was low-qualified women.



European project developed between 2001 and 2003 in Catalonia, France, the Netherlands, Finland and Italy in order to approach the lack of employability skills of women that are at risk of social exclusion (third country nationals, long-term unemployed women over 40 and young women with no vocational qualifications). To do so, the project elaborated a diagnosis model of key employability factors and, at the same time, designed proposals and instruments to promote intervention policies and actions.

Gender Indicators against social exclusion

European project coordinated by Surt and implemented in Catalonia, France and Italy between 2002 and 2003. The aim of the project was to introduce a gender approach in the analysis of social exclusion processes, as well as in the design of possible intervention policies. In order to do so, the project developed a set of gender indicators of social exclusion at the European level.


Gender, poverty and exclusion

European project developed between 2000 and 2002 in Catalonia, Italy, France and United Kingdom to study the risk factors of exclusion that affect women in charge of single parent households, third country immigrant women and Roma women in order to identify how gender, ethnicity and origin influence these processes.



European project implemented in 1999 and 2000 in Catalonia, Romania, United Kingdom and Portugal in order to give response to the exclusion suffered by Roma people and, specially, young Roma women. The project developed vocational training taking into account the cultural values of the community and recognising the social status of young Roma women. (projecte INNOVA)

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