Donors: Group 484, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade

Project name: Free Legal Aid for Women and Their Children in Need

Project duration: July – October 2020

Partner organizations in this project are the Association of Women Sandglass from Krusevac, SOS Women’s Centre from Novi Sad and Women’s Rights Center from Podgorica.

Objective: women and their children, that endured economical loss during public health crisis, empowered to obtain their rights.

Specific goals: all women that address women CSOs received free legal support in the sphere of family and social rights, women, and their children, mostly affected by public health crisis, received free legal aid, women CSOs enabled to provide improved services while working out of the office.

Basic information about the project: project partners will provide free legal aid in general, that consists of free legal support (providing general legal information and filling in forms) and free legal aid (providing legal advices, compiling legal briefs and providing legal representation by attorneys at law). Beneficieries of the project are women - unemployed or living in poverty, pregnant women, single mothers, with minor children or child/ren with disability, who have no financial means due to loss of employment/income because of public health crisis and at the same time facing difficulties in obtaining alimony and/or social aid.