In April 2023 the National LGBT rights organization LGL conducted training for professionals working with children. Child rights specialists from Vilnius and Kaunas and teachers from Radviliškis participated in the training.
During the training, the challenges faced by LGBT students, the situation of LGBT students in Lithuania, the legal framework, and ways to prevent bullying and violence were discussed.
During the training, the main concepts related to LGBT, LGBT mental health, support for parents and family members, phenomena of discrimination and violence, results of surveys of LGBT schoolchildren conducted by LGL, emotional support services provided by LGL, ongoing projects in the field of LGBT children’s rights, frequently asked questions were discussed.
The training was organized as part of the project “Colourful Childhoods”, implemented with the financial support of the CERV-2021-DAPHNE Programme of the European Union.