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Establishing multi-sectoral working team in Bosansko Grahovo

foto 2In foundation in partnership with Women’s Association “Grahovo” held an initial meeting for establishing of local multi-sectoral team for protection and provision of support to victims of domestic and intimate partner violence. Meeting was held in Bosansko Grahovo on February 24, 2017. Representatives of police, local authorities, border police, education, department for social welfare, commission for gender equality and CSO attended the meeting. During the meeting, the activities with regards to establishing the local multi-sectoral team in the municipality of Bosansko Grahovo were presented.

This meeting represents initial activities of project “Strengthening the institutional and social response to gender based violence in BiH”, implemented by In foundation in partnership with Women’s Association “Grahovo”. Project is financed and supported by Embassy of the Netherlands in BiH. Project aims at raising the awareness and promotion of inclusive and participatory approach of the citizens in targeted areas with regards to the prevention of gender based violence, as well as to strengthening horizontal and vertical coordination of activities on implementation of policies and practice on local level in preventing and combating the gender based violence, in five municipalities in BiH.