A workshop with participation of mobilizers of Women Support Centers of 9 municipalities of Western Georgia was held at Fund “Sukhumi”. The meeting summarized the work and defined the plans for future. Mobilizers were familiarized with the recommendations of internal monitoring and developed a strategy, directed to implementation of these recommendations. It was noted that such meetings are important for exchange of information.
4 trainings on: “The role of the police in prevention of violence and protection of the victim” was held for the officers of criminal and patrol police of 10 municipalities of Imereti: Tskaltubo, Samtredia, Zestaponi and Chiatura.
The training was attended by 101 police officers. The following topics were discussed: law enforcement agencies, as a guarantor for the safety of the victim of domestic violence, mechanisms of effective use of the legislative and legal framework, gender aspects of communication and cooperation with the victim.
The training was organized by the Human Doc Foundation in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia and the Fund “Sukhumi”.
The project is supported by the development cooperation program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland.
The field monitor of the Fund “Sukhumi” held an informational meetings in the village Koki (Zugdidi municipality), which was attended by the residents of the village near the conflict dividing line. The participants got acquainted with the results of a study conducted by the Fund “Sukhumi”. They talked about the conflict early warning system and its significance.
A similar meeting was held in the village Pakhulani (Tsalenjikha municipality). Minimizing the risks of conflict development envisaging gender aspects - participants emphasized these issues.
Risks of conflict development and its impact on women using a gender-oriented system of early warning of conflicts - these issues were discussed at a meeting in Zugdidi Association “Imedi”.
Such meeting took place near the conflict dividing line - in the village Khurcha (Zugdidi municipality).
Participants of the meetings listened to information about a survey conducted by the Fund “Sukhumi”, which reflects the attitude of the Georgian population towards the de facto elections in Abkhazia.