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EU Project - "WHOSEFVA - Working with Healthcare Organizations to Support Elderly Female Victims of Abuse" (2017-2018)

Elder abuse is a worldwide concern that touches on human rights, gender equality, domestic violence and population ageing. The feminization of aging and its consequences is troubling, particularly given that older women as a group experience unique and compounding disadvantages. Older women face triple jeopardy in that they are part of three different marginalized groups: they are elderly, abused, and female.1 Gender discrimination across the lifespan therefore has a cumulative effective, and neglect, abuse and violence across the lifespan results in a high lifetime rate of suffering from abuse for older women.

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Prevention of Violence – Precondition for Women’s Economic Empowerment

NGO leaders, experts of gender equality and experts of development cooperation from Latvia, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Estonia, Lithuania, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan will take part in an international workshop/round table “Prevention of Gender Based Violence – Precondition for Women’s Economic Empowerment) held on the 3rd of March in Riga where 3 key topics of gender based violence: early marriages, violence in the family and human trafficking for sexual exploitation will be discussed. As a result recommendations are prepared and submitted to EU and UN for post-millennial development goals and activities for 2015 specifically focusing on prevention of gender-based violence as a guarantee for economic independence of women.

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