Due to the pandemic, a small project of Kobuleti Women Support Center "Harmonious Environment for Kids" continues online. Online informational meetings were held with the parents of target kindergarten children. The meetings were attended by a lawyer and psychologist of the Fund "Sukhumi". They introduced the participants to information about domestic violence, response mechanisms and the negative impact of violence on children. The meeting was held in the mode of questions and answers. Participants also received information on regulations related to COVID-19 and managing stress in a difficult situation.
“For a Healthy Generation” - a project of Pakhulani Women Support Center (Tsalenjikha Municipality) addresses the problem of domestic violence and bullying. According to the project, an on-line informational meeting with the school teachers was held. A lawyer and a psychologist attended the meeting. They talked about teenagers who are in a difficult situation. It was noted how important it is to identify such facts and respond in a timely manner, so that the violence does not leave an irreparable mark on the child. The participants were also given information about municipal services of the local budget and regulations developed for the prevention of COVID-19.
September and October were particularly active for the schools of Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti municipalities.
A cycle of online trainings on the topic of violence and bullying was held for teachers from this region. Then the teachers held 43 activities in their schools: information meetings, presentations, conversations with parents, actions, creating videos, showing films and discussions, etc.
In total, 20 teachers and 16 schools of Racha-Lechkhumi and KvemoSvaneti regions were involved in the project.
The Khurcha / Koki Women's Support Center (Zugdidi municipality) is working on two projects.
In the framework of the project "Protect ourselves from bullying", an online meeting was held with the involvement of a lawyer and a psychologist in the village Koki. The meeting participants - parents and teachers received information on how bullying negatively affects the psychology of a teenager. The emphasis was on cyber bullying and the importance of detecting it, as well as mechanisms that will help in responding to specific facts.
The second small project "Break the silence, overcome the violence" is being implemented in the village Khurcha. An informational meeting was held with the beneficiaries and the participants were given information about the mechanisms by which they can identify the facts of violence and achieve timely prevention.