Titulli i projektit:
Centre for the Protection and Rehabilitation of Women and Children in Gjilan/Gnjilane, Phase II
PMN ID: 11201035280
Arsyeja e statusit :
To contribute to the protection of women and children in need of protection from violence and to the empowerment and gender equality of women in Kosovo in accordance with UNSCR 1325
Protection of women and children in the Gjilan/Gnijlane region who have become victims of domestic violence is enhanced, the women continue to receive temporary accommodation in a shelter, receive counselling and take part in qualification measures. Women in rural areas have access to awareness raising workshops regarding women s rights, health education and services of the Centre. The project’s sustainability is increased by consolidating the co-operation with and support of public
bodies and by strengthening the shelter-network as a lobbying instrument
From 1 April 2003 to 30 April 2005, in Gnjilane / Gjilan, with the support of the Austrian Development Agency and in co-operation between Caritas Austria / Vienna and the women's aid organisation Liria , the Centre for the Protection and Rehabilitation of Women and Children was established and operated. The building in question, was provided and rehabilitated free of charge by the the municipality of Gnjilane / Gjilan as foreseen in the MoU (June 2003). All over the country, the project has enjoyed high reputation and visibility in institutions. It is a model project in Kosovo, particularly concerning the co-operation both between different ethnic groups as well as between municipalities and NGOs. Apart from the women centre in Gnjilane / Gjilan which is the only one in Eastern Kosovo, there exist four other women shelters for victims of domestic violence in Western Kosovo.
Beside the municipality of Gnjilane / Gjilan, the contacts with neighbouring communities, from where women were also accommodated in the Centre have been intensified with the aim to sustainably cover the Centre s costs in the future. Moreover, in meetings with the Minister of Social Affairs, basic financing of the existing five women shelters in Kosovo have been discussed, networking of women's organisations has been strengthened to the benefit of women seeking help. On a long-term basis, it shall be possible to address the problems of women in public and offer concrete solutions.
Projektet e ndërlidhura :
Women with their children in the Gjilan/Gniljane region who have become victims of violence received protection and empowerment.
Women victims with their children were accommodated in the Safe House shelter.
Women victims received counselling
Women in need made use of SOS hotline
Women took part in vocational training measures and got prepared for labour market
Women in rural areas are informed about the services of the centre, have awareness
about women rights, health education etc.
The quality of counselling and services has been enhanced by capacity building
Regional know-how transferred, technical support given
Work of Safe House personnel supervised by expert from Albania
Implementation of project has been externally evaluated and recommendations integrated
The sustainability of the project has been increased.
The co-operation with and the support of the Municipality of Gjilan/Gnijlane and the Ministry has been improved.
The six communities sending women via police and centre for social welfare to the shelter have contributed to cost financing
The Shelter Network as a lobbying instrument has been enforced
Activity is Off Budget
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