The SOS Hotline For Women and Children Victims of Violence Niksic wish happiness and success in the New Year 2016 to all our collaborators and beneficiaries.
Minister for Human and Minority Rights, Mr. Suad Numanovic, with his collaborators, on Human Rights Day, on 10 December, visited the shelter of the SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence Niksic. Representatives of the Ministry met with the actual questions on the issue subject of domestic violence. On this occasion, the shelter of the SOS Hotline Niksic was received the donation by the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights.
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.
SOS helpline statistics shows that in the second month of the project, 133 people called SOS helpline for help, which is one third (35,4%) more than in the first month of the project, when the calls to SOS helpline came of 86 people.
The largest number of calls in the previous two months arrived from Podgorica, in total 169, and from Niksic, 130 calls.
We remind you that SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence Niksic coordinates Free National SOS Helpline for victims of domestic violence. The line is free for calls from any network in Montenegro and it is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
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