Duration: 5 years: 2009-2013
Location: The project has an nternational and EU scope and takes place in Italy, Denmark, United Kingdom, France, Slovakia, Holland, Germany, Slovenia.
Applicant/Coordinator: VIDC - Austria
Funding body: EU DG Justice / Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme.
Overall objective of the project is to contribute to the eradication of homophobia, racism and other forms of discrimination (xenophobia, anti-Semitism and anti-Roma) with and through football.
Specific objectives of Football for Equality project are:
Main activities implemented are:
The project has produced an exhibition entitled "Against the rules", a journey through the stories of great athletes who fought a bad homophobic tradition, created in collaboration with the European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (EGLSF), which for two years has been touring the area thanks to the local Uisp committees that promote activities, conferences and various events on this topic.
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