Centrs MARTA
In Marta Centre You can get professional assistance and support in crisis situations
A social worker, psychologists, psychotherapists, lawyers and other specialists provide a broad range of services

In what situations can the MARTA Centre provide help and support?

If you are in an abusive relationship or have experienced violence - physical, emotional, sexual, economic, violent control or harassment. Threatening can also be a sign of violence.

If your family is in a crisis situation that puts you at risk of losing custody of your children.

If you have been the victim of sexual exploitation, labor exploitation, sham marriages or other forms of human trafficking.

If you are relationship dependent.

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Domestic violence is a cycle of physical, sexual, verbal, emotional and economic abuse that increases in frequency and is used against a woman by a partner (husband, friend) or other relatives (adult children, etc.) to control and acquire and retain power over the victim.

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MARTA Centre takes part in the Nordic Days in Rezekne
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MARTA Centre takes part in the Nordic Days in Rezekne

In September 2020, as a part of the Nordic Days in Rēzekne, MARTA Center organized two workshops at ARPC “Zeimuļs”. On September 24, the workshop gathered 18 students of Rēzekne University of Technology with the aim: to promote understanding of aspects of gender [in]equality, it’s aspects, causes and consequences in...

2020. gada 29. septembris Read more
An open letter to the President of Poland and the Prime minister of Poland

An open letter to the President of Poland and the Prime minister of Poland

You can read the letter to the President here, and the letter to the Prime minister here.

2020. gada 27. augusts Read more

10 myths about porn

10 myths about porn

2019. gada 15. augusts Read more
MARTA Center at conversation festival LAMPA 2019
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MARTA Center at conversation festival LAMPA 2019

This year MARTA Center is organizing two events at festival LAMPA: one on the 28th of June at 18.00 in Family tent and the other on the 29th of June at 13.00 in Swedish tent.An interactive workshop will take place on the 28th, during which the participants will be given the opportunity to experience different situations in which victims...

2019. gada 26. jūnijs Read more
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Working with Healthcare Organizations to Support Elderly Female Victims of Abuse, WHOSEFVA: Recommendations for Latvia

On the Novemberv 29, MARTA Centre organized conference “Support net for women – victims of violence. Cross-institutional Cooperation Model in Latvia” were Gundega Tentere presented the results of project “Working with Healthcare Organizations to Support Elderly Female Victims of Abuse”. Part of the...

2018. gada 2. decembris Read more


Sieviešu tiesību kultūra - Demokrātijas stūrakmens

Aktīvo iedzīvotāju fonds (AIF) ir Eiropas Ekonomikas zonas (EEZ) un Norvēģijas grantu programma, kuras darbībai finansējums piešķirts 15 Eiropas valstīs: Bulgārijā, Čehijā, Grieķijā,  Horvātijā, Igaunijā, Kiprā, Latvijā, Lietuvā, Maltā, Polijā, Portugālē, Rumānijā, Slovākijā, Slovēnijā un...

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Projekts Dare to Care Baltics

CBSS PROJECT SUPPORT FACILITY. Projekta Nr. PSF 2020/1 Projekts adresēts Baltijas jūras valstu padomes prioritārajai jomai “drošs un stabils reģions”, galveno uzmanību pievēršot vardarbības mazināšanai un novēršanai Baltijas valstīs dzīvojošo bērnu un jauniešu vidū....

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We educate

Every year, the MARTA Centre provides free consultations to more than 300 Latvian women and their children who have been victims of violence.

We help

All of the support and money donated to the MARTA Centre is used for a charitable purpose - to provide services to Latvian women in difficulty and their children.