2011 Activity conducted in partnership with V-day Macedonia 2011
Activists from the movement V-day which are licensed for Macedonia organized the performance “Vaginal Monologues”, projection of the film “Until the violence stops” and implemented several educational workshops on domestic violence. The aim of these activities of different nature was increasing public awareness for the problem ofviolence against women and domestic violence, and fundraising for organizations that are tackling these forms of violence.
Expectations were met with great attendance of all events; there was an open debate about violence against women, experience and mechanisms for protection were shared especially with the participation of representatives from Crises Center “Hope” and with the dissemination of informative and educative material. Most important of all was the humanity of the visitors who participated in the silent auction, collected funds have been donated for victims of domestic violence sheltered in the Crisis Center “Hope”.
2011 Name of the project: Silence Equals Approval – There is no Good Enough Reason for Violence!
General aim: To increase awareness among citizens of the Municipality of Gazi Baba about the problem of domestic violence, facilitating access to information on protection and sheltering of victims or potential victims of violence and strengthening the cooperation between civil society organizations and institutions of local government.
1. Designed, printed and disseminated 1000 leaflets
2. Organized public tribunes
3. Signed Memorandum for cooperation between CC “Hope”
2011/2012 Name of the project:Strengthening NGOs Initiatives in Local Tackling Domestic Violence
The general aim of the project was strengthening the local capacities for recognition and protection of domestic violence. More specifically, it can contribute to a more appropriate response to the problem of domestic violence on a local level by providing more accessible services for the victims of domestic violence. The acquired and improved skills of the volunteers who will work on the new SOS lines will contribute more significantly to this specific aim. Moreover, the project will provide education of the citizens in urban and rural areas in the Municipalities of Prilep and Strumica.
- 2 new-open Telephones of Confidence in Prilep and Stumica
- 30 traineed volounteers from the local NGOs
- Issued and disseminated Guide for SOS consultations of victims of domestic violnece
- Realized 10 public tribunes
- Printed and disseminated educational brochures