University of Vechta (DE, Project leader): has a strong emphasis on teacher education combined in a Centre for Teacher Education. Areas of emphasis include education and discipline-specific pedagogies; social sciences, social services as well as social, political, cultural and economic change. There is a strong tradition to cooperate closely with non-scientific organisations in the different fields.
Orient Express (AT): is a non-profit, neutral and religiously unaffiliated organisation that operates a women's counselling centre for migrant women, a language learning centre and a shelter for girls and young women who are victims or potential victims of forced marriage, including intensive social care and support'this is the only specialised shelter in Austria.
Psytel (FR): is a cooperative of independent experts working in health information systems and gender-based violence prevention. It has extensive experience as a project leader and partner in Daphne grants and an extensive network of partners in the EU. Psytel will work closely with French NGOs providing services to women who are victims or potential victims of all forms of gender-based violence, for the implementation of the EU Roadmap.
APF (PT): is a non-governmental organisation with long experience working with communities in several contexts, including all forms of harmful practices and is particularly skilled at engaging with people to work with them around forced marriage (Daphne-funded project Create Youth Network).
BAWSO (UK): is an all Wales, Welsh Government Accredited Support Provider, delivering specialist services to people from Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) backgrounds that are affected by domestic abuse and other forms of abuse, including Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, Human Trafficking & Prostitution.
UNFPA: advocates for evidence-informed, human-rights-based and culturally-sensitive policies that contribute to strengthen regional and national capacities to implement laws and policies that advance gender equality and reproductive rights and address gender-based violence and all forms of harmful practices. Specific emphasis is given on a multi-sectoral, coordinated response and particular emphasis is placed on addressing harmful practices such as gender-biased sex selection, child/early/forced marriage, bride kidnapping, honour crimes.