IVS4Peace Laboratory 2018 Inclusive Language Guidance

Type: Toolkit
Theme: Active Participation & Social Inclusion
Format: PDF
Related project: IVS4Peace
Publisher: CCIVS
Year: 2018
Short summary:
The "#IVS4Peace Laboratory 2018 Inclusive Language Guidance" document offers comprehensive strategies and practices to promote inclusive communication within international volunteer settings. Developed by experts from CCIVS, YEN, and SJ, this guidance focuses on fostering a welcoming environment by addressing language barriers and promoting gender-neutral language. Key recommendations include providing translation aids, encouraging non-perfect language practice, and adopting neutral language to avoid misgendering and stereotypes. This resource is essential for volunteer organizations looking to enhance inclusivity and ensure that every participant feels respected and involved, regardless of their language proficiency or gender identity.