Another round table was held with the participation of local referral entities in the conference hall of the City Council.

The meeting was attended by members of the Gender Equality Council of Kobuleti City Council, representatives of the Mayor's Office, social services and the police department. Guests from the Lanchkhut City Hall were invited to the meeting - the head of the social security and health service and the social worker of the children's department shared the specifics of their work and practice with their colleagues from Kobuleti.

During the meeting, they talked about the prevention of domestic violence and the protection of the victim, about cooperation with local structures.

 

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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Round table in Terjola

The Women Fund "Sukhumi" held a round table meeting with participation of local referral entities in the conference – hall of Terjola City Council.

The meeting was attended by members of the Gender Equality Council of the City Council, representatives of the City Hall, social services and the police. The participants of the meeting spoke about violence prevention and victim protection, about social partnership. There was a presentation of a Women Fund "Sukhumi" research on monitoring of services for victims of violence. Emphasis was placed on the problem of violence and the prospects for cooperation with local structures.

 

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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Local referral entities gathered at the round table In Tkibuli: these were the members of the Gender Equality Council, representatives of local government, the police and the educational resource center, school teachers, medical staff.

During the meeting there was held a presentation of the Women Fund "Sukhumi" in terms of services for victims of violence and childcare. The conversation touched upon important issues: statistics on arresting orders, problem identification and victim assistance on a municipal level.

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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Information meeting in Vani

The advocacy group of the Women Fund "Sukhumi" held an information meeting in Vani City Council, which was attended by women living in the municipality, school teachers, a social worker and employees of the children's department of the City Hall.

The meeting discussed the elimination of violence against women / domestic violence and assistance to victims of violence. Participants received information about a research that was conducted in Vani municipality and concerned the promotion of women's employment - what services exist in terms of childcare and what should be improved.

Participants also learned about the importance of early intervention in behavior correction of the perpetrator and existing best practices.

The participants noted that such researches are important for the advocacy of these issues.

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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Koki - informational meeting

An information meeting on "Involvement of society in the elimination of domestic violence" was held in the village Koki (Zugdidi municipality).

The event, organized by the monitoring group of the Women Fund "Sukhumi" and the Khurchi/Koki Women Support Center, was attended by representatives of the Mayor in administrative units, kindergarten and school teachers, representatives of various groups of society.

Presentation of the research conducted by the Women Fund "Sukhumi" (monitoring of services for violence victims, the need to implement programs for behavior correction of a perpetrator at an early stage; strengthening the women - childcare services) was made during the meeting.

The participants of the meeting were also given information about the web page “Digital Resource Center of Services for Victims of Violence” (http://sosfsokhumi.ge/)

Elimination of violence against women and domestic violence, assistance to the victim, strengthening the role of local governments - the emphasis was placed on these issues.

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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The initiative of the monitoring group of the Women Fund "Sukhumi" was first of all supported by Bagdati Municipality - in order to respond to violence in a timely manner, the City Hall established an Interdepartmental Commission to eliminate violence against women / domestic violence, to protect victims of violence and assist them.

The commission is headed by Deputy Mayor Merab Zirakadze. The Commission will cooperate with the Council of Advisors of Bagdati Municipality on the issues of Gender Equality, as well as with the Interdepartmental Commission of the Government of Georgia, working on gender equality, violence against women and domestic violence. It will periodically inform them about the situation on the territory of the municipality, and will provide recommendations on activities to eliminate violence against women/domestic violence, protect victims of violence and provide them with assistance; will coordinate the activities planned by the Interdepartmental Commission of the Government of Georgia and the Gender Equality Council of Bagdati Municipality.

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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The cycle of meetings in partner municipalities on: “Inclusion of society in the elimination of domestic violence” continues. The monitoring group and the Women Support Center of the Fund "Sukhumi" held a regular meeting in Chokhatauri municipality. The event was attended by representatives of the Mayor in administrative units, municipal services and different groups of society.

A dialogue was held on increasing the role of local governments in combating domestic violence and assisting the victim.

The meeting participants heard information about the research of the Women Fund "Sukhumi": the need for programs of correcting the rapist’s behavior at an early stage; women empowerment - childcare services. There was also a presentation of the web page “Digital Resource Center of Services for Victims of Violence” (http://sosfsokhumi.ge/).

Representatives of the Mayor spoke about conflicts in families, about the education of the future generation and the challenges that exist in society.

Creation of an interdepartmental commission on domestic violence is at an active stage in Chokhatauri municipality and this is a successful result of partnership with the Women Fund "Sukhumi".

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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Information meeting in Samtredia

“Inclusion of society in combating domestic violence” - an information meeting on this topic was held in Samtredia (organizers: the monitoring group and the Women Support Center of the Fund “Sukhumi”). There were representatives of the Mayor in the administrative units, as well as the services of the municipality and different groups of society.

They talked about increasing the role of local governments in terms of combating domestic violence and assisting the victim.

The participants listened to information about the research conducted by the Women Fund "Sukhumi" on the issues of violence in 10 municipalities, also they got acquainted with the web page "Digital Resource Center of Services for Victims of Violence" (http://sosfsokhumi.ge/).

At the end of the meeting, the participants expressed motivation to become more actively involved in the process of violence prevention and victim assistance.

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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The monitoring and advocacy group of the Women Fund “Sukhumi”, in cooperation with the Women Support Center, held an information meeting on violence in the hall of the main library of Tsalenjikha The meeting was attended by the officials of Tsalenjikha municipality: deputy Mayor, chairman of the City Council, deputy chairman, employees of the City Hall and City Council, representatives of the society.

The participants of the meeting were provided with information about a research carried out in Tsalenjikha municipality, which concerned the prevention of violence against women/domestic violence and an effective response in terms of facilitating the employment of women - childcare. They also received information about the importance of correcting the rapist’s behavior at an early stage and about existing best practices.

The meeting was held in the mode of questions and answers. The participants spoke about the need to strengthen coordinated work to prevent violence in the municipality.

 

The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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