In relation to prevention of domestic violence and popularization of the fundamental human rights, GAF's coordinator took part in a discussion organized by the Civic Competences Club "I have rights, I bear responisbilities" which is part of "N. Vaptsarov" Secondary School in Plovdiv.

Read more: GAF visit in "N. Vaptsarov" Secondary School in Plovdiv

Of the events on the occasion of “16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence” Campaign 2012 

25.11. - 10.12.2012, Plovdiv 

Gender Alternatives Foundation (GAF)

Zonta club Plovdiv

Social Assistance Directorate – Plovdiv

27.11.2012, 10.00 a.m.Start of the Campaign: a press conference with the participation of GAF representatives and Mrs. Nadia Taneva – Director of  Social Assistance Directorate – Plovdiv. Location: BTA. Representatives of the media in Plovdiv are invited.

29.11.2012, 17.30 – “Women’s Image in the Media” – a lecture by Rada Elenkova – Coordinator /GAF/. Location: Plovdiv, 38 “4th of January”, entrance “B”, 2 floor, app.4 /GAF office/. Representatives of the media and citizens are invited.

30.11.2012, 10.00 – 12.00 – Free consultations provided by Milena Kadieva /attorney at law/ in favor of women in need of legal defense in the framework of international cases: how to file a complaint with the European court of human rights in Strasbourg. Location: Plovdiv, 38 “4th of January”, entrance “B”, 2 floor, app.3. Citizens are invited.

1.12.2012, 13.30 – 20.00 – Participation of Rada Elenkova in TEDxMladostWomen – part of a global conference bringing together hundreds of women and girls from all over the world whose ideas challenge and alter the traditional gender roles and stereotypes. Location: Arena cinema Mladost, Sofia.

4.12.2012, 9.00 – 11.30 – Child Protection Department and GAF organize Open Doors Day: Free information and consultations about women and children’s rights. Location: Plovdiv, 38 “Neofit Bozveli” str. /“Child protection” Department’s office/. Citizens are invited.

06.12.2012, 10.00 – 12.00 – Workshop with the participation of officers in the fifth Police district office in Plovdiv and GAF on the issues of domestic violence and violence against women. Location: Plovdiv, Trakia, 2, “Vanche Mihailov” str. / the fifth Police district office’s building in Plovdiv/

10.12.2012, 17.00 Closing of the Campaign: Zonta club Plovdiv, National Library “Ivan Vazov” Plovdiv and GAF organize an exhibition entitled “Violence against women”.  Literary, photographic and audio – visual items on that specific topic are going to be included. Location: Plovdiv, 17 “Avksentii Veleshki” / the National Library building/. Citizens are invited.

The 14th WAVE Conference (Women Against Violence Europe)  was organized in London between 17th and 20th of October 2012.

Read more: The 14th WAVE Conference and the GAF participation

ASTRA Network's annual meeting took place in Warsaw, 18th-19th October, 2012. Activists from 25 SRHR organizations across Central and Eastern Europe met to dscuss the Network's strategic plan and their role in the ICPD+20 review process.

Read more: GAF took part in Astra Network's Annial Meeting in Poland