SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence Nikshic is autonomous, local, feminist non-governmental organization founded in February 1998. The organization has implemented more than 100 projects with the aim to improve, promote and protect women’s and children’s human rights.
Since 2009, the organization becomes a member of the European WAVE feminist network (Women Against Violence Europe). The same year, SOS hotline Nikshic opens first local shelter for women and children, which was from the beginning in a rented space, and since 2012 The Organization builds its own facility for accommodation of women and children, which is opened in November 2013. Since September 2015, SOS hotline Nikshic becomes the coordinator of The Unique Free National SOS Helpline for Victims of Domestic Violence , specialized helpline service in Montenegro, which is available 24 hours 7 days a week.
We have been recognized as one of the leading NGOs in Montenegro in the fight for women’s rights. Our NGO aims to be a powerful instrument in the hands of women for economic, social and political empowerment.
Our vision: We dream of a world where all women and children will live in peace and dignity.
Our mission: SOS Hotline Nikshic helps to a positive development and implementation of capacities and potentials of children and women in family and society, through enhancement and protection of women and children’s rights, with the aim to be able to build a dedicated, responsible and open community. Read the rest of this entry »