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Despite many important changes that were introduced to stop and prevent domestic and gender-based violence, many victims still live in “silence”. They do not have the proper resources to help them report violence and get the help they require to live safe and free from violence.
The main goal of the project is to establish and empower national networks of first points of contact as “safe points” for victims of domestic and gender-based violence and thereby ensure widely available psychosocial and legal support and aid.
The partnership includes 7 partners based in 4 EU countries (Slovenia, UK, Bulgaria, Croatia), which have extensive experience in the field of protection of victims of violence, as well as training and e-learning.