How to use communication methods to normalize relations, how to increase their effectiveness, how to identify the conflict risks and what to do for its resolution - these issues were discussed at online meetings with married couples from Kutaisi, Khoni and Pakhulani (Tsalenjikha municipality). Children actively involved in the discussion. They talked about communication with parents.
Women Support Centers
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.
- Parents are very worried about children who cannot join the online educational process, since there is a low access to the internet in this zone; will the state anti-crisis program affect people living here who, due to isolation, remain unemployed; when will be the movement opened to provide families with products; In what condition are the people, who remained closed in the territory of Abkhazia –– these and other issues were discussed at an online meeting with the women from the village Pakhulani (Tsalenjikha municipality).
The work on advocacy of identified issues has already begun.
Despite the current situation, the Women Support Centers of the Fund “Sukhumi” continue to work actively. The resource of the organization’s specialists is involved In online meetings: psychologist, lawyer, conflict expert.
The beneficiaries highlight the importance of such meetings. For people who are isolated, online consultations are very important, which, if necessary, they receive permanently.
The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot
für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklunsdienst (Germany)
The work of the lawyer was remotely continued in April. Online meetings were held with the beneficiaries of Khoni, Senaki, Ozurgeti and Lia (Tsalenjikha municipality).
Representatives of various professions as well as housewives participated in the meetings. Questions to the lawyer were also different (pandemic situation, government regulations, problems of domestic violence during quarantine, etc.), and everyone received competent advice. Participants of the meetings noted that legal advice is a very important support during this difficult time.