Group and individual meetings of the lawyer with IDPs living in collective centers of Kutaisi were held In August. The topics of the meetings were determined by the beneficiaries, as they raised questions on their specific problems. But the main discussion was about domestic violence and mechanisms of victim protection.
In frames of the small project of Terjola Women Support Center, a Women's Club was created. Film screenings and discussions began. In August, the meeting was held with representatives of the community of the village Sazano, and they received information on mechanisms of violence prevention.
The dialogue with the priest was also held. They talked about the reasons of violence and its consequences. It was mentioned an intolerant attitude towards the victim. The priest’s comments affected the meeting participants — they saw the problem differently.
In frames of the project: “Chain of Violence”, Poti Women Support Center held a regular meeting with members of the Women's Club on the topic: “Family Conflicts - Child - Victim, Rapist”. The meeting was attended by representatives of local government, medical and other spheres.
The aim of the project is to create a strategy of combating the problem of violence with the participation of state and public institutions and coordinated work. It was mentioned that collaboration will give quick results, and will answer existing challenges.
The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklunsdienst (Germany)
“Parents for a healthy generation” – in frames of this small project of Senaki Women Support Center, informational meetings were held with the head of the administration of the village Teklati and the majoritarian deputy - they were provided with information about the project. Since the project envisages the work in kindergartens, an introductory meeting was held with the deputy head of the kindergarten association. All participants of the meetings noted that they will be involved in the implementation of the project.