November 25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25 has been declared International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It was proclaimed as such by UN General Assembly Resolution 54/134 of 17 December 1999. In this regard, the Amalipe Center is organizing a week to combat violence against women, in which various initiatives can involve schools, educational mediators, activists, active […]

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Amalipe Center Prepares Protocol on Domestic Violence for Roma Women: A Useful Guide for Professionals

In an effort to contribute to preventing and combating domestic violence against Roma women, PATTERN organizations, including the Amalipe Center, have developed Protocols on Domestic Violence against Roma Women to help and support professionals and mediators working with cases of domestic violence against Roma women. Domestic violence against Roma women is not uncommon. Roma women […]

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Video premiere: An (un) ordinary story

“Nobody wants to pay attention to me anymore, everyone thinks I’m crazy.” “I’m afraid that if something happens, people will just watch without anyone taking action.” “I felt alone, I felt offended, crushed, with no one to help me.” “He beat me to keep quiet, and I kept quiet because of my children, because we […]

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The Amalipe Center’s fight against domestic violence against Roma women continues

Domestic violence is a stereotyped topic associated with many taboos and prejudices. Until recently, the issue of domestic violence was not considered a problem, mainly due to the patriarchal orientation of Bulgarian society. In 2016, the Law on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men was adopted. It regulates the institutional mechanism for equality between women […]

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Amalipe Center starts working with foreign partners from Portugal, Romania, Greece and Spain to prevent domestic violence against Roma women

The PATTERN project (Prevent And CombaT domesTic Violence against Roma Women) aims to contribute to preventing and combating domestic violence against Roma women in Greece, Bulgaria, Portugal, Spain, Romania and the EU. By raising awareness in Roma communities, informing women about their rights and available mechanisms to support and enable professionals to respond effectively to […]

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