A small project "Harmonious environment for kids" is being successfully implemented in Kobuleti. However, based on the current situation, the Women Support Center held information meetings with kindergarten teachers online. The beneficiaries were provided with information about municipal and national services, as well as regulations that relate to the prevention of COVID pandemic.
Women Support Center these are the branches of the Fund “Sukhumi” in Kutaisi, Tskaltubo, Khoni, Terjola, Senaki, Poti, Khurcha / Koki (Zugdidi Municipality), Lanchkhuti, Ozurgeti, created since 2009. The centers are designed to strengthen women, provide social, psychological, legal assistance to women - victims of violence and to crisis families in a difficult life situation. They promote to the protection of women's rights and ensure their socio-psychological rehabilitation.
Senaki Women Support Center implements two projects. According to one project, trainings were held with pupils of school №1 in Senaki and the school in the village Nosiri. The topic “Gender, domestic violence and ways of responding” turned out to be interesting for them, and therefore the trainings were very active. Groups of activists have been created in these schools, which will continue to work with peers.
Within the framework of the second project, online informational meetings were held with parents of kindergartens - they were provided with information about the law against domestic violence and the mechanisms of response.
5 group psychological meetings were held in August at Women Support Centers of Senaki, Khoni, Tskaltubo, Lanchkhuti, Koki (Zugdidi municipality). The meetings were attended by 38 beneficiaries from 16 to 67 years old, and the main topic was how to overcome the stresses caused by the pandemic, isolation and uncertainty.
During the month, there were phone calls from Kutaisi and other municipalities - and the women received psychological support and individual consultations.
The psychologist also continued to work with married couples and individual clients.
The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot
für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklunsdienst (Germany)
Khurcha/Koki Women Support Center (Zugdidi municipality) implements two projects “Protect ourselves from bullying” and “Break the silence, overcome violence”.
In frames of the first project, an informational meeting with teachers from the village Koki was held. They were provided with information about bullying and cyberbullying, about protection mechanisms. They learned how to identify pupils who are victims of bullying and how to help them.
In frames of the second project, an information meeting was held and the participants received information about the mechanisms to identify the facts of domestic violence and implement timely prevention. The conversation also touched upon local municipal services.