The Gender Alternatives Foundation is privileged to be part of the CSO WINS project focused on women’s rights protection in the Southern Mediterranean region.

In the period of 3-10.04.2016, a Capacity-building workshop in advocacy and policy dialog for gender equality was organized in Barcelona, Spain.

GAF was represented by its Managing director Milena Kadieva.

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Date: 25.03.2016

Location: The Conference Hall of the Municipality of Petrich

Organization: Gender Alternatives Foundation

Partner: Animus Association Foundation

(www.animusassociation.org)

Theme:

Target Group: 50 Judges, Prosecutors, Police officers, Social workers, Psychologists and NGOs working with cases of domestic violence.

Participants: more than 70 participants such as Judges, Prosecutors, Police officers, Social workers, Psychologists and NGOs working with cases of domestic violence, as well as three trainers (Milena Kadieva – lawyer from Gender Alternatives Foundation, Emiliya Mazneva – lawyer from Gender Alternatives Foundation and Yanitsa Stolova – psychologist from Gender Alternatives Foundation).

Read more: Training under the Project BG05/755 "Together – to ensure justice for vulnerable groups of people"

Today, 29.03.2016, the Gender Alternatives Foundation team received an invitation to present a representative to take part in an Inter-ministerial working group which aim is to prepare the necessary conditions for the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women, including domestic violence (the Istanbul Convention).

The invitation came from the Ministry of Justice.

Read more: Inter-ministerial working group for preparation Bulgaria to ratify the Istanbul Convention

On 20.01.2016, Gender Alternatives Foundation prepared official letters to the Council of Ministers,

Ministry of Justice, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Commission for Protection against Discrimination and the Ombudsman presenting its opinion on the legal amendments needed within the legislation related to gender based violence.

At the moment, the Protection against Domestic Violence Act and the Criminal Code do not protect adequately the rights and interests of women victims of gender based violence which is in contradiction with the CEDAW, the ECHR, the EU law and the Istanbul Convention.

Read more: Legal amendments are needed within the legislation related to gender based violence

February 22, 2019