From September 1, 2020, together with partners from Azerbaijan, Austria, and Lithuania, the Institute of Law of the Lithuanian Center for Social Sciences started implementing the European Union (hereinafter - EU) funded Twinning program project „Strengthening the capacity of State bodies and local level referral mechanisms to provide safety and support to victims of domestic violence in Azerbaijan“ No. AZ/16/ENI/JH/01/19 (55).
The project includes the following activities:
1. Development of efficient legal policy for the full implementation of the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence (Component 1):
2. Strengthening the institutional capacities of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs (SCFWCA) and MGs strengthened (Component 2):
3. Conducting campaign to raise awareness of general public (Component 3):
The project is implemented by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, together with cooperating institutions: Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania (managing partner), Law Institute of the Lithuanian Center for Social Sciences, Vilnius University Faculty of Law, European Social Fund Agency, and the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft - Institute of Human Rights (junior partner).
Twinning program project No. AZ / 16 / ENI / JH / 01/19 (55) is funded by the European Union under the European Neighborhood Instrument for East Countries (ENI).
Duration of the project: 2020-09-01–2022-01-31.
Total budget: 1 000 000 EUR.
Institution of the Republic of Azerbaijan receiving EU support – State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
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