Resources

  • Resources / Equality & Integrity

    SPEAK OUT, our new EU project to prevent discrimination and gender-based violence 📢

    We are happy to announce that the SPEAK OUT project (2023-2024) has been selected by the European commission and will officially start in January 2023 🎉

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    FEDEC statement on abusive conducts in circus schools

    Reports of abusive conduct within circus schools reveal gaps between understanding and implementing the behavioural guidelines in the Charter of Ethics and Deontology and in FEDEC Code of Conduct - 2021

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    For a public communication without gender stereotypes - A practical guide

    This guide aims to give instructions for adopting what is called gender-neutral institutional communication, which concerns several areas of expression (language, images, group composition, etc.), following its approach of integrating equality into all public tools and policies.

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  • News / Sector news

    Taking risks. Taking care. Health, an issue in the careers of circus artists

    Research report by Agathe Dumont, 2022.

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  • Resources / Equality & Integrity

    Support to Balance Ton Cirque

    We express our support to @balancetoncirque, a collective that fights abusive conduct in the circus sector. 

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    What can we, in the circus world, learn from the #MeToo movement?

    Article by Els Van Steenberghe published in Circusmagazine #69 (Dec. 2021)

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    Gender and power relations - SHIFT project (2021)

    Research-informed recommendations for network organisations on combating sexual harassment and power abuse in the European cultural sector.

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  • Resources / Circus sector resources

    "We protect animals well” - A structural approach to abusive conduct within circus schools

    This master thesis studies abusive behavior within circus schools - 2021.

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  • Resources / Equality & Integrity

    FEDEC Code of conduct

    Any FEDEC member must respect its Code of conduct - 2019

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  • Resources / Publications

    FEDEC Charter on Ethics and Deontology in circus arts education and training (MAILLONS 01), 2012

    MAILLONS 01 led to a consultation of network schools on the subject of ethics and deontology in education, the development of a joint reflection and a collective stance on ethics and deontology in circus arts education.

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