Dare to act!
Gender-based violence is a global public health problem that affects one in three women. In Latvia, one in four women have experienced gender-based violence. In order to end the cycle of gender-based violence, it is important to engage young people who can act as changemakers by educating their peers and local community about violence...Read more
A Safe Place – how to support women who are the victims of the domestic violence?
The “A Safe Place” project, which aims to support women becoming more frequent victims of abuse and address the pervasive problem of domestic violence in the Baltics, featured training sessions and a conference. Training that helped to understand what goes on in the mind of a victim of violenceThere was a training held in...Read more
"Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls in Latvia"
On October 10-12, 2022 nonformal education training on the Youth group methodology (developed by Center MARTA) for working with youth groups on building healthy relationships in the youth environment took place. During the training, 11 professionals from education and social fields from all over Latvia learned not only interactive...Read more
Providing Legal Aid to Women Victims of Violence
Project title: “Providing Legal Aid to Women Victims of Violence”Duration: 01.02.2022 - 12.12.2022.Funding: The Ministry of Welfare of Latvia from the state budget fundsProject implementer: Association “MARTA Centre” Association MARTA Centre provides assistance to average 70 victims per week, 300 to 400 a year....Read more
Project "A Safe Place"
Project title: “A Safe Place” Duration: 01.09.2021. – 01.10.2022. Funding: project is supported by Council of the Baltic Sea States Leading partner: Active Youth Association (Lithuania) Co-partners: Kompetenta Unga (Sweden), MARTA Centre (Latvia), Active Women’s Association (Poland) The project "A Safe Place"...Read more
SAFE+FREE IN LATGALE
Amount: 15 000 EUR Duration: 12 months (01.08.2021. - 01.08.2022.) SAFE + FREE IN LATGALE focuses on supporting victims of domestic and gender-based violence. MARTA Center (since 2001) is the only one organisation in Latvia, which focus on the needs of women and supports victims of gender based or domestic...Read more
COALESCE: Legal, Psycho-social and economic empowerment for the integration of women third country nationals (TCN) victims of human trafficking (VoT) for sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by: Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS), in collaboration with: MIGS – COORDINATOR (CYPRUS); CARITAS (CYPRUS); CY.R.C. (CYPRUS)...Read more
Active Citizens Fund: The project "Women's Rights Culture - Cornerstone of Democracy"
The project "Women's Rights Culture - Cornerstone of Democracy" is aimed at strengthening the idea of women's rights culture as an essential aspect of democracy and creating awareness of gender-equal citizenship in Latvia. Within its framework, it is planned to conduct extensive protection work, ensuring a perspective of gender equality...Read more
Support for repressed and their families
The project will provide practical, legal, and psychological support to more than 350 survivors of political repression and their families in Belarus. This is especially important considering the difficult economic and psychosocial situation they find themselves in due to the ongoing state pressure against the participants of...Read more