The meeting of the Women Initiative Group of the Fund "Sukhumi" was held in the village Kakhati (Zugdidi municipality). Participants highlighted problems that could cause the development of conflict in society. Most issues relate to infrastructural and economical spheres. Following months a research will be conducted in the villages along the conflict-dividing line to determine the scope and extent of women's rights violation.
“Prevention of Domestic Violence in Ozurgeti Municipality” – in frames of this project, the Ozurgeti Women Support Center will carry out active work with teachers and parents in the kindergartens of the municipality. This work helps to identify the facts of violence for a timely response. In frames of the project, informational meetings were held with representatives of the local government and the head of the kindergarten association; project activities were planned. Meeting with parents, provided them with information about municipal programs.
“Medical staff against violence” – in frames of small project, the Women Support Center of Tskaltubo plans the active work with family doctors and nurses in the clinics of the town and communities of Tskaltubo municipality.
In January, informational meetings were held with members of the Gender Equality Council of the municipality and with the heads of medical institutions. As a result of the activities, planned under the project, the medical staff will be actively involved in the local coordination for the identification of violence against women / domestic violence and its prevention.
A memorandum of cooperation was signed between the City Hall, Sakrebulo of the Vani municipality and Cultural-humanitarian Fund “Sukhumi”. The aim of the agreement is to increase the effectiveness of cooperation between the non-governmental sector and local government in order to promote the development of democratic principles of civil society and gender justice.
A working meeting was also held with civil society organizations, working in Vani municipality: the iInitiative Group - “Assistance” and “ Activity of Citizen for Effective Governance and Justice”. The information received at the training was reviewed, according to which the groups will conduct monitoring.
The project is implemented with the support the European Union - #EU4Georgia