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  • Bystanders – Developing bystanders' responses to sexual harassment among young people is a project addressed to the problem of Sexual Harassment (SH) against teenage girls and young women.
  • This project aims to  implement a Sexual Harassment prevention program in  school context, with students and staff, in 4 countries: Portugal, Malta, Slovenia and UK. Is expected that this intervention can be participatory in which young people will be educated on how to act in situations where one is a witness of SH. By the way, the methodology of the project intends to develop intervention materials;  training young people and training school staff and has as a final objective the creation of a prevention program in this field.

The Bystanders Project Will:

  • Increase knowledge and awareness of SH in students and staff;
  • Develop, pilot and deliver a training program for students and school staff to enable them to intervene in situations of SH;
  • Increase the motivation of bystanders to stop SH in high schools;
  • Develop a manual and materials adapted to each country;
  • Develop school policies and protocols on SH; Compare the implementation and effectiveness of the program in the four countries.



Faculty of Phycology and Education Sciences University of Porto:

UMAR - Women's Association, Alternative and Response:

United kingdom

London Metropoly University:

  • Liz Kelly
  • Nicola Sharp-Jeffs


University of Malta:

  • Aleksndar Dimitrijevic
  • Marcelline Naudi
  • Rodianne Ellul Buhagiar
  • Barbara Stelnaszek


Peace Institute - Institute for Comtemporary Social and Political Studies:

  • Vlasta Jaluši?
  • Maja Ladi?
  • Lana Zdravkovic


  • Anita Jerina
  • Vu?enovi?
  • Sabina Cobec



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