LGL Representative Participated at an Expert Discussion on Violence in the Education Sector

On 21st-22nd March, 2019 Eglė Kuktoraitė, Communications Manager at the National LGBT rights organization LGL, participated at a peer-to-peer round table on policies to address SOGIESC-based violence in the education sector, held in Council of Europe field office in Venice.

The event aimed at launching the Council of Europe report (produced in partnership with UNESCO) “Safe at school: Education sector responses to violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity/expression and sex characteristics in Europe”, discussing the future steps to be taken by the Member states on this topic and sharing experiences and best practices.

During the meeting LGL Communication manager presented the best practices of LGL in identifying the situation of LGBT students in Lithuanian schools and advocacy on safe and inclusive education for every student.