Project: „Inform – Investigate – Protect: Fighting Violence Against Women (PROTECT)“

Project status: ongoing

Implemented in: Sofia

Program: Justice

Implementation period: 26.10.2022 – 26.04.204

Project Promoter: Bulgarian Chamber of Investigators

Partners: Research & Training Point Foundation; University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law

The main goal of the project is to increase the capacity of the Bulgarian authorities in countering domestic violence and gender-based violence.

The main objectives of the project are: Creating conditions for a sustainable partnership with organizations from the Kingdom of Norway; Raising awareness among citizens, representatives of the NGO sector, including representatives of the Roma group, young people and students, regarding the risks and methods of prevention and countermeasures against gender-based violence.

Expected results: Developed program and training materials – a selection of them will be shared in the KSB training space (; Raising awareness and knowledge of target groups and the wider public about violence against women; Promoting gender equality in order to prevent gender-based violence; Improving the interaction of judicial authorities with NGOs, community organizations, in cases of violence against women; Publicity measures implemented.

Grant amount: 184 695,71 EUR

Contact: Petko Petkov
phone: +359 885717115
address: Sofia, Izgrev, G.M. Dimitrov Blvd. 42

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