SUNIA GEEL 2 – Take care of yourself 2

Objectives

  • To provide a framework to reduce violence against women and children of marginalised ethnic communities and ensure that their needs for safety and support are met. Main target groups are: Sinti, Roma and Muslim migrants and travellers.
  • To develop a deeper more evidenced based understanding of the needs of the victims of domestic violence in relation to professional service provision
  • To build the capacity of marginalised communities and service providers to initiate and promote change within their own environments that will enable them to address the issue of Domestic Violence and uphold the rights of women and children
  • To respond to women & children experiencing Domestic Violence by providing emotional and practical support in a culturally appropriate way

Activities

  • Elaboration of a State of the Art Report that will give a general overview about the issue of domestic violence in the partner countries
  • Formulate and produce a Domestic Violence Response Programme for women and young people based on tools and activities for their empowerment, building self-esteem and decision making
  • Information seminars about the developed Domestic Violence Programme in all partners’ country
  • Different kind of workshops with victims of Domestic Violence and also with perpetrators in collaboration with refuges
  • Counselling and practical support to women, children and young people who are at risk of, or who are experiencing, domestic violence

Partners

  • Coordinator: Exchange House National Travellers Service (Ireland)
  • Associata Nationalặ a Universitặtilor Populare (Romania)
  • IEIE – International Education Information Exchange (Germany)
  • Verein Multikulturell Migrationsakademie (Austria)

Info & contacts

Date of the project

01/03/2013 – 28/02/2015

DG of reference

DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship – DAPHNE III Programme

Department & Unit

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