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News 2018-01-04T12:36:25+00:00

FIRST project comes to an end

January 3rd, 2018|

Having commenced in January 2016, Project FIRST: Capacity Building for First Points of Contact for Victims of Domestic and Gender-based Violence was a two-year initiative, implemented simultaneously in four countries and has sadly come to [...]

The EU Anti Trafficking Platform meeting

December 15th, 2017|

In the first week of December 2017, the AIRE Centre took part in the EU NGO Anti Trafficking Platform meeting, which took place in Brussels, organised by the EU Anti Trafficking Coordinator’s Office, Dr. Myria [...]

Steven Tyler opens a shelter for battered girls

December 11th, 2017|

On December 6 2017, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler officially opened Janie’s House, a shelter for abused girls in Atlanta. His charity Janie’s Fund, which is named after Aerosmith’s hit song, “Janie’s Got a Gun,” opened the house in partnership [...]

Hibiscus Initiatives’ internal staff training

December 8th, 2017|

The AIRE Centre participated in Hibiscus Initiatives’ internal staff training on domestic and gender-based violence as part of the UK FIRST Network. Hibiscus Initiatives is an organisation that works in the voluntary sector with 1,000 [...]

The Justice Gap

December 7th, 2017|

As part of Project FIRST- The AIRE Centre has published a blog on “The Justice Gap” on the difficulties faced by EEA nationals who have been victims of domestic violence at the hands of their [...]

Only one day left until FIRST final conference

November 28th, 2017|

We are only one day away from the beginning of the final international conference "Domestic and gender based violence: Taking steps for violence free lives”, that will take place in Zagreb between 29 November and [...]

Queen Mary’s Meet & Greet session

November 17th, 2017|

On the 15th of November, The AIRE Centre was invited to participate in Queen Mary’s Meet & Greet session to talk about the work of the organisation. Our legal project assistant, Adriana Tidona, spoke about the [...]

FIRST promotional brochures

October 11th, 2017|

In the scope of FIRST project project partners have designed also a promotional brochure. The AIRE Centre, partner from United Kingdom has produced two brochures, a more detailed version with comprehensive information about different forms [...]

Presentation of the FIRST project

November 25th, 2016|

In the period from May to November 2016, the FIRST project was presented in Slovenia to more than 80 participants coming from schools, public administration institutions, as well as private companies from both foreign [...]

Pilot e-toolbox

June 30th, 2016|

Project partners are actively developing the FIRST e-toolbox that will be available in the beginning of 2017. The pilot toolbox is now in the process of testing and review.

E-learning concept

June 20th, 2016|

The e-learning program concept of the FIRST project is in place. The FIRST e-learning program will be divided in two key modules: Module for the training and education of professionals working at first points of [...]

First results of the project

May 6th, 2016|

FIRST project aims to increase the level of awareness of the general public regarding domestic and gender-based violence. Raising awareness goes hand in hand with providing relevant, accurate, and comprehensive information. For this reason, project [...]

Project kickoff

March 2nd, 2016|

FIRST project officially started in January of 2016. Creating a network of first points of contact is one of the primary goals of the project; therefore, we are inviting interested organizations to join us in [...]