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AdvoCats for Women – with law against violence against women

Year of granting the aid: 2014
Realisation date: 01.01.2015 – 31.03.2016
Amount: 2 586 000 CZK
Organization: proFem, konzultační středisko pro ženské projekty

The project aims at identifying and eliminating legislative gaps and application problems in the area of laws relating to violence against women.

To improve the situation, it is necessary to

  • analyze the current legislation,
  • highlight the shortcomings thereof by way of recommendations,
  • support the signature of the Convention and
  • promote the adoption of two key laws that are mentioned in the Programme Declaration of the Government dated 13 February 2014, in a form which will improve the support for people threatened and affected by violence.