A round table was held in the Fund “Sukhumi” the topic of which was “Increasing the role of medical staff in identifying violence and prospects for improving the quality of cooperation between referral subjects”.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the medical sphere, the prosecutor's office, the city department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the City Hall, NGOs, social workers, lawyers, teachers. How the medical staff is involved in identifying the facts of violence, what responsibilities they have and in what ways active participation in the prevention of violence and assistance to the victim is possible - the main accent was made to these issues. Participants talked about the gaps in the process of work of different subjects. There were suggested the proposals to increase the role of medical staff and improve the quality of cooperation between referral actors.
The activity was held in frames of the project "Strengthening the medical staff to protect victims of domestic violence."
The project is implemented with the support of the British Embassy Tbilisi