Chengdu Storyteller & Forum Theater 2018

Chengdu Storyteller Social Work Service Center (Chengdu)
Forum Theater Enschede (Netherlands)


Support of marginalized groups, waste prevention, bringing people together

The focus of their exchange lies in social justice and group building projects on a wide scale. Topics include the victims of urbanization and neoliberalism, as well as closing the gap between different generations. They also deal with waste prevention by exploring a reciprocal way of living and informing the people about little steps to take action.

 

About the Twinning organizations

Chengdu Storyteller Social Work Service Center (Chengdu)

The Chengdu Storyteller Social Work Service Center (CSSWSC) is an NGO which works mainly with girls and youth groups in Southwest China. There is no or little physiological hygiene and sexual education in Chinese schools yet. With their projects CSSWSC want to address this lack of educational programs and work around cultural taboos in rural and Tibetan areas of Sichuan province but also career and study planning projects, self-protection projects or picture book reading.

Forum Theater Enschede, (Netherlands)

Forumtheater Enschede (FE) is an organization that was created in 2017 as an initiative that wants to address issues from their own environment to provoke social change. FE use theatre techniques and other tools to play games, tell stories and stimulate debate about subjects that matter to its members and might not be acceptable topics in public fora. They include a women’s group which deals with gender identity and discrimination as well as with the specific problems of single mothers.