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Name of the organization

AMCV – The Association of Women Against Violence (in inglese)

Type of organization

Non profit organization

Activities implemented to fight gender-based violence (in english)

Association of Women Against Violence, is an independent, laic and nonprofit non-governmentak organization (NGO), working since 1992 for the promotion of Human Rights, namely Women’s, Youth’s and Children’s Rights, and in the combat to all forms of Gender Violence and Discrimination. The associations has shelters and anti-violence centre to help women in fighting against violence.

Activities implemented to fight gender-based violence (in your national language)

A Associação de Mulheres Contra a Violência é uma organização não governamental (ONG), de utilidade pública, independente, laica e sem fins lucrativos, cujo objecto é a promoção dos Direitos Humanos, nomeadamente ao nível dos Direitos das Mulheres, Jovens e Crianças, e o combate a todas as formas de Violência e Discriminação.

Mode of intervention

  • Psychological support for victims of violence
  • Social support for victims of violence
  • Trainings
  • Accommodation
  • Advocacy

Area of action

National

Keywords

Gender based violence, violence, women, men, advocacy, communication, information, help, assistance, ngo, association, Reception, Legal Advice, Legal Assistance, Psychological Counseling, Self-Help Groups, Trauma Processing Interventions

Contact informations

Alameda D. Afonso Henriques, n.º 78 , 1º Esq.
Lisboa, Lisboa 1000-125
Portugal
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