|Objectives and activities
- Empowerment of victims and women at risk to violence
Activities will aim at the formulation of targeted messages and selection of the most effective way of communication with the victims of domestic violence. Tools for empowerment will be created. This will increase understanding of different forms of violence against women. The main task is to influence women’s suffering from domestic violence behaviour and encourage them to reach for help.
- Trainings for specialists
This aims to change health care, social work and children rights protection specialist’s attitudes, stereotypes and behaviour in their approach to the victims of domestic violence. Trainings will aim at the enhancement of those specialists competence in order to recognise and prevent domestic violence.
The implementation of this task will include targeted social advocacy campaign, which will seek to raise awareness of general public about various forms of violence against women and challenge victim-blaming attitudes in the society, promote zero tolerance to violence in the society and initiate public discussion. This general awareness-raising campaign will involve health care, social work and children rights protection specialists in order to undertake positive changes in the work with victims. A specific attention will be given to reduce victim blaming in the media.