International Drawing Competition on gender equality


The International Drawing Competition on gender equality was launched on International Women’s Day to invite children from the six participating regions to express their vision on the proposed theme.
The aim is to mobilise and raise the awareness of both children and adults around the issue of gender equality.
In 2011, the theme is to reflect on how girls and boys, women and men, together can make the world a better place.
The competition is open to all children in the 8-10 years age group, living and attending school in: Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, the Pacific, other European countries including the [ http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/where/neighbourhood/country-cooperation/index_en.htm ]European Neighbouring Countries of the EU
Children must be nationals of the country where the competition is taking place.
The participants are invited to create a drawing, expressing their vision of the competitions theme with a caption if necessary.
A prize equivalent to the value of 1,000 EUR will be offered to the winners from each region participating in the competition.
The drawings of the winners will be published in a booklet which will be distributed in the schools of the participating countries.
How to apply?
Children from the above mentioned regions and from the European Neighbouring Countries of the EU should send their drawings to the EU Delegations in their country where they attend school.
The final selection will then be made by a jury of European children of the same age range, in one of the European schools in Brussels, Belgium.
Deadline: 20 May 2011

Further information can be found on:
[Link]http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/what/gender/drawing-competition-2011_en.htm

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