Mobilizers of the Women Support Centers of Senaki, Kutaisi, Khoni, Khurcha / Koki (Zugdidi municipality) and Pakhulani (Tsalenjikha municipality) held large-scale mobilization meetings. The aim of the meeting is to disseminate information about the international campaign of “16 Active Days Against Gender-Based Violence” and to hold discussions regarding the problem so that representatives of different sectors of society realize their role in violence prevention. Meetings were held with representatives of local self-government, teachers, medical staff, IDP and local women.
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.
The 6-month project of the Poti Women Support Center “Chain of Violence” has completed. The final part of the project was held in the conference hall of Sakrebulo of the municipality. A short film, shot in frames of the project “I was lost in my own home”, was shown, and the achieved results were summed up.
The event was attended by members of the Women's Club, created during the project and representatives of society who are ready, to continue work after the project completion..be
The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot
für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklunsdienst (Germany)
Lawyer of the Fund "Sukhumi" met with the educators and teachers of kindergartens No.11 and No.13 of Poti. The psychologist conducted an active work with the kids through the method of art therapy. The teachers were also involved in the process. With the help of drawings, they could delve into the inner world of children. The performances of the Shadow Theater of the Fund “Sukhumi” were also shown in the kindergartens. According to the heroes of the fairy tale, children received information about gender approaches and equality.
The activity was carried out in frames of Poti Women Support Center small project “Harmonious Environment for Kids”.
In frames of the small project of Tskaltubo Women Support Center “Youth Against Gender-Based Violence”, a forum was held in Tskaltubo Sakrebulo. The forum was attended by members of the Gender Equality Council of the municipality and Tskaltubo Youth Sakrebulo, as well as representatives of the Fund “Sukhumi”.
During the meeting there was a discussion about the identification of facts of violence against women / domestic violence, about the inclusion of youth in the process of responding to the facts of violence.