The members of the RS MoI Women Network met with the representatives of women’s organizations from the Bijeljina area and the Republic of Srpska which provide direct assistance to victims of gender-based violence.

On June 22 and 23, 2021, the members of the RS MoI Women Network-RS WPON held a working meeting with the representatives of women’s organizations from ​​the Bijeljina area and the Republic of Srpska which provides direct assistance to victims of gender-based violence. The meeting was organized by the Foundation “Lara” in the Ethno Village “Stanišići” in Bijeljina.

The aim of the meeting was to exchange experiences in the prevention and suppression of domestic violence cases, the prevention of professional burnout, and other issues important to what these organizations do.

The representatives of the Lara Foundation also presented the work of the Safe House, its internal organization, and the program of activities with women and children victims of violence, as well as the results in empowering the users of the Safe House.

The meeting was organized within the project “Strengthening institutional support to end gender-based violence”, which is supported by the Swedish foundation “Kvinna till kvinna”, and financed by the Swedish government.