On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, on December 10, the EU Info Centre organized donor`s evening, with aim to strengthening the capacity of organizations dealing with women’s rights. The donor`s evening was also attended by the SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence.
The Compaign “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” Was Ended with Public Lecture in NiksicDecember 11th 2015
The public lecture in Niksic, on December the 10th, was ended the compaign “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence”. Public lecture ” The Cooperation and Intervention- Stop Domestic Violence” was held in three towns in Montenegro: Podgorica, Niksic and Pljevlja. The action was organized by the NGOs: SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence Niksic, Open Center Bona Fide Pljevlja, Center for Women`s Rights Podgorica and Women`s Safe House Podgorica, in cooperation with the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights and Security Centers from Podgorica, Niksic and Pljevlja.
Public lecture was designed and implemented through unannounced performance, a scene of violence was played on the town`s public squares. Citizens were directly challenged to react, to tolerate or not tolerate violence in the streets.
Depending on the town to town the reactions of citizens were different.
With this action the consciousness of the people were awakened. It was demonstrated an indicator how to act if you notice violence in your surroundings – call the police and National Free SOS Helpline.
During the compaign ” 16 Days of Activism Agains Gender- Based Violence” SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence Niksic started the action public lecture ” Cooperation & Intervention- Stop Domestic Violence”, in partnership with women`s NGO: Open Center Bona Fide Pljevlja, Women`s Safe House Podgorica, Women`s Rights Center Podgorica, in cooperation with Ministry for Human and Minority Rights and Center of Security from Podgorica, Pljevlja and Niksic. Two public lectures were held in Podgorica and Pljevlja.
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