The Norwegian Secretariat of the Shelter Movement
The Norwegian Secretariat of the Shelter Movement is involved as donor programme partner in Cyprus targeting a project related to gender-based violence.
|Contact person||Ms Kari Mette Fjell|
About the programme area - Domestic and Gender-Based Violence
About the programme
Cyprus: The programme consists of four predefined projects within public health, gender-based violence, combating cross border and organised crime as well as civil society support.
As donor programme partner, the Secretariat of the Shelter Movement advises on the project on Gender-Based Violence which aims to establish purpose build shelters for battered women and children. The Secretariat of the Shelter Movement has a long experience in successfully dealing with issues regarding violence against women.
The Secretariat of the Shelter Movement shares the experience in project management, organisation of seminars, operation of shelters, publication of relevant information and experience in addressing and preventing violence against women at large. Through Norway Grants, Norway is contributing to increase the dialogue between the people of the divided island of Cyprus. The project aims to strengthen the bi-communal cooperation, as well as the enhancing the gender perspectives in line with international standards.
About the Norwegian Secretariat of the Shelter Movement
The Secretariat of the Shelter Movement (KSS) works to prevent violence against women and children and give aid and support to the exposed, both in situations of emergency and in the re-establishing phase of an independent life without violence. KSS is running shelters and works against trafficking in women and to help victims of trafficking.