Donor: The Sigrid Rausing Trust
Project duration: June 2022 – May 2024
Project goal: General support to the Autonomous Women's Center in implementing activities from the Strategic Plan.
1. Women survivors of violence empowered to live free of violence - Providing psychosocial support and legal aid to women who survived violence; Strengthening knowledge, cooperation and wellbeing of AWC’s service providers; Promoting AWC’s support services.
2. Capacities of women’s movement built and awareness of media and youth regarding violence against women raised - joint advocacy activities, project partnerships, training program with WCSOs at local, regional or international level; Cooperation with media; Raising awareness on different forms of on gender-based violence (GBV) among young people.
3. Institutional framework for the protection of women from violence improved in line with international high standards and obligations - reporting regarding monitoring of reforms and implementation of international standards in relation to prevention, protection and suppression of violence against women; submitting policy proposal and proposals for the amendments of the law; Developing new training programs for professionals in institutions and conducting at least trainings, meetings, consultations and support for professionals in institutions, CSO’s and students from relevant professions.
4. AWC’s programme, financial and political autonomy and sustainability strengthened.