The Anti-Discrimination and culture of differences section, of the SInAPSi univeristy center -Federico II Univeristy of Naples, was born with the aim of preventing and counteracting the different forms of discrimination and violence that can prevent the full active participation and social inclusion of university students and, in general, of all citizens.
Embracing the principle of equal opportunities and the enhancement of differences, the section has long been committed to promoting a culture that is more respectful of individuality and inclusive of all differences by activating a series of interventions in culturally and socially formative contexts.
Through the consultancy service to organisations, the Anti-discrimination Section aims to promote processes of inclusion and support the development of good practices aimed at equal opportunities, intercultural dialogue and the contrast of sexual stigma and gender, to genderiste, sexist, homo-transphobic discrimination and moregenerally to combat hate crimes, to develop a system of agreements with all institutions from time to time involved in the realization of activities (public administrations Local authorities, ASL, police headquarters and prefecture, schools, universities and research institutes, etc.), pursuing the effect of mainstreaming required in order to promote transversally the above actions.
The aim of the service is to build and coordinate an internal network at the University, so that the contrast to discrimination takes place transversally and proceeds both from a horizontal point of view (number of sectors Public involved: universities, educational institutions, local authorities, etc., and vertical (the different levels of the university institution: students, teachers, staff etc.)
The activities are structured in the form of experiential workshops (cycles of 3 workshops) or theoretical-experiential seminars on the topics of gender and sexual orientation differences and discriminations.
There are also awareness-raising days and social gatherings during national and international days, dedicated to victims of violence (e.g. the day against male violence against women, the day against Homophobia and the T-Dor)
Information and dissemination activities carried out mainly through the implementation and constant updating of the Web Platform to www.bullismoomofobico.it psychological address; The widening of the dissemination of the activities carried out and the acquisition of Greater visibility at local and national level through the enrichment of the mailing list and the constant updating of the Facebook pages and groups; The management of the official mail of the service to welcome, support and sort the different requests of the user; Sending a monthly newsletter
To all students and to the teaching and technical-administrative staff of the
To the educational institutions of every order and degree and to the public and
private bodies of the national territory
The interventions are provided at the request of the individual student or bodies and organisations concerned.
Psychological counselling and short psychotherapy interventions for the individual, for families and small groups: it is articulated in various specific and differentiated activitie, such as the Naples
DiverCity (which is addressed to the LGB people), the door facing To trans people (which provides for the assistance of a peer operator) and the AGEDO help desk (which carries out group activitiesfor parents and relatives of homosexual people).
Consultancy, information and promotion of a culture of differences: it is aimed at students and/or university staff and is carried out through thematic experiential workshops, dissemination actions and awareness-raising pathways.
It is addressed to schools of every order and degree and to all their members (managers, teachers, parents, pupils, administrative staff), public administrations, NGOs,
sports associations and more generally to all organizations centered on Processes of education, training and education of the individual.
It aims to promote correct information on gender-related issues, sexual orientation, ethnicity and religion
Research projects on discrimination and hate crimes
Monitors abuses, violence and discrimination related to differences in the university context.