MARTA Centre was established in May 2000.
MARTA Centre is the only women’s rights advocacy institution in Latvia.
MARTA Centre provides professional social, legal, psychological services to adult victims of violence and human trafficking, ensures assistance to women and their children in vulnerable life situations.
MARTA Centre develops and implements powerful programmes for youth to curb violence among young people and ensure training for educators.
MARTA Centre’s experts have initiated Forum CELIES to engage men in conversation and actions aimed at decreasing violence and gender stereotypes.
MARTA Centre focuses its activities on competence, consistency, coordination, emotionally valuable experience, and responsible decisions.
MARTA's aim is to develop a civil society, based on gender equality, serving women and protecting rights.
MARTA Centre’s specialists are accustomed to looking for the most complex solutions to improve the lives of women and their children, seeking inspiration from global outstanding examples of women’s rights advocacy.
MARTA Centre believes that change is possible by bringing ideas into the process, influencing political decisions and achieving changes in public awareness.
Anyone can become a member of MARTA Centre by filling out a questionnaire and sending it to the Association’s e-mail email@example.com . The Association’s Board examines the application within a month and within a week after the decision has been made informs the applicant about it.