Exchange of Latin American and European experiences regarding improving protection services for female victims of violence through refuges, shelters and hostels

Date: April 20, 2021
Hour: 10:00 am Ciudad de Panamá - 5:00 pm París
Country or Region: Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, Latin American Region, European Union Region
Language: Spanish
Topic: Exchange of experiences
Olicy Areas: Gender equality policies

This webinar is an exchange of experiences and methodologies regarding the protection of women who are at high risk of violence and who are in refuges, safe houses and shelters in Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Panama.

The workshop is part of the “Guidelines for a System to Protect Women in Cases of High-Risk Violence and Improve the Model of Shelters for Victims” action carried out jointly by the National Institute for Women (INAMU) in Panama and the Gender Equality Policies area of the European Union EUROsociAL+ programme. The action sets out to establish quality standards and strategies to improve the system to protect women in danger of violence, thereby improving the model of shelters for victims under the protection of the Panamanian National Institute of Women. Likewise, the workshop includes a bi-regional perspective by having a panellist from the European Network of Women Against Violence (WAVE- Women Against Violence Europe), to present their working procedures with the participation of the Inter-American Refuges Network(RIRE).

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