“Improving the victim-oriented approach – a tool enhancing the capacity to fight violence against women and domestic violence “
is implemented with the support of Norwegian grants under the slogan “Working together for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe”. It follows on the successful implementation of the project of Creating a Coordinating-Methodical Centre for gender-based and domestic violence. Based on the principle of partnership between the responsible institutions, it focuses on promoting a coordinated response of helping professions and strengthening an approach that responds to the needs of women and their children experiencing violence.
Beneficiary of the project is the Institute for Labour and Family Research and partners of the project are Academy of the Police Force of Slovak Republic, the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, the General Directorate of the Corps of Prison and Court Guard and the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic.
The Norway Grants and the EEA Grants represent Norway’s contribution towards a green, competitive, and inclusive Europe.
Through the Norway Grants and the EEA Grants, Norway contributes to reducing social and economic disparities and to strengthening bilateral relations with beneficiary countries in Central and Southern Europe and the Baltics. Norway cooperates closely with the EU through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). Together with the other donors, Norway has provided €3.3 billion through consecutive grant schemes between 1994 and 2014. Norway Grants are financed solely by Norway and are available in the countries that joined the EU after 2003. For the period 2014-2021, the Norway Grants amount to €1.25 billion. The priorities for this period are:
All projects are co-financed in the amount of 15% from the state budget of the Slovak Republic. To learn more about programs and projects funded by Norwegian grants in Slovakia, visit www.norwaygrants.sk.
The project “Improving the victim-oriented approach – a tool enhancing the capacity to fight violence against women and domestic violence” is implemented with the support of Norwegian grants in the amount of €1,105,000 and is co-financed in the amount of €195,000 from the state budget of the Slovak Republic.
The objective of the project is, together with partner organisations, to contribute to improve measures to prevent secondary and repeated victimization and to improve the availability and quality of support and protection for women and their children experiencing violence in contact with the helping professions.