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Current campaigns

We help victims of domestic violence, but also those who work with them. We organize trainings, workshops, but we also educate parents and children. Here you can find what we are doing right now.

22Feb

Screening methods for identifying violence against children

The last face-to-face education thanks to the project Staviame Mosty Pomoci and thanks to cooperation with The Banskobystrica self-governing region is successfully behind us. We were trained on “Screening methods in identifying violence against children” and this education was also beneficial for our next one work. Thank you Centrum Slniečko, n.o. and Mariana Kováčová for

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08Dec

We were also part of Synergy Network Meeting 2023

This event is about a very important and, unfortunately, highly topical topic of domesticity and gender conditional violence. We were also present at this international conference. Participated 120 experts from 18 countries are here. The main topic was domestic and gender-based violence. A part of the program was also Booing Violence, which pointed out the

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07Dec

Knitting for human rights also with the theme of domestic and gender-based violence

At the beginning of December, as part of the SMP project and 16 days of activism, we took part in an interesting workshop “About consent” in Zvolen’s cafe Džezva, focused on weaving a support network for victims of sexual violence, together with colleagues from Humans in Danger – Banská Bystrica region and IOM Slovakia. The

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29Nov

Specific signs in children’s drawings in Banská Bystrica

The last days of November took place in the John Paul II Diocesan Center. in Banská Bystrica further education: Identification of specific features in the drawings of children experiencing violence Because the project Staviame Mosty Pomoci is also about education – it helps us to learn, but also to educate about how to help victims

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28Nov

We talked with high school students from Krupina about safe and non-violent relationships

Also thanks to the project Staviame Mosty Pomoci, we are part of the campaign “16 days of activism IN THE FIGHT FOR”. PROTECTION against violence against women” had the opportunity to discuss with students and high school students in Krupin on the topic of safe and non-violent relationships, how to break the silence and talk

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22Nov

Listen to the recording of the Municipal Policy Club

On Radio Regina stred, we talked about the importance of the work of specialized counseling centers and assistance to victims of domestic and gender-based violence. Anna Surovcová (director Centrum sociálnych služieb KA) and Ľubica Simanová (psychologist, Centrum sociálnych služieb KA) spoke with moderator Marta Výbošteková on the occasion International Day for the Elimination of Violence

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20Nov

Together against domestic and gender-based violence in OC Europa and Terminal BB

As part of the project Staviame Mosty Pomoci, we went out among the people to openly talk about violence against women and its elimination. At the same time, we provided information on how it is possible to help victims of violence. We carried out these activities in Banská Bystrica, namely in Europa SC in the

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20Nov

Bubnovačka spreads the importance of a bruise-free childhood

We also participated in BUBNOVAČKA, an event whose tradition dates back to 2014. The main idea of this event is to draw attention to the importance of protecting children from violence. Within of this campaign, we presented the preventive program KOZMO and his adventures at school, through which we can better talk with children about

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25Oct

Drawings of children experiencing violence – education in Lučenec

At the end of October, thanks to the project Staviame Mosty Pomoci, we completed further training – this time it was aimed at identifying specific signs in the drawings of children experiencing violence. It was two days full of interesting information that helps us in our work with victims of domestic and gender-based violence. It

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29Sep

Professional education within the We Build Bridges For Help project continues

Even in the autumn months, the educational campaign of our project started again. Thanks to the cooperation with the BBSK, professional training “Screening methods for identifying violence” is taking place these days for our colleagues in Lučenec and Banská Bystrica. We thank Centrum Slniečko, n.o. and Mgr. Mariana Kováčová, PhD. for tutoring.

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31May

Workshop for intervention teams

At the end of the May, we organized a workshop for intervention teams, which was attended by staff from the prosecutor’s office, police, the the ÚPSVaR, the intervention centre and the emergency medical service. During this meeting we tried to exchange knowledge in providing protection to victims of violence, strengthen mutual cooperation and exchange knowledge.

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27Apr

At the information event for the professional public, we spreadthe ideas of the project “Staviame Mosty Pomoci”.

An information event for the professional public entitled “What do we need to know about domestic violence and how can we help?” took place at the Counselling and Prevention Centre in Lučenec. The event focused on the issue of domestic and gender-based violence, the development of cooperation in the region, as well as the presentation

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24Apr

We discussed topics that are important to young people

We also talked about where the boundaries are between a conflict or an argument and domestic violence, what are the warning signs in the behaviour of perpetrators of violence and, last but not least, we focused on where to seek help if they or someone around them is experiencing such violence. Another pleasant discussion aimed

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03Apr

With the students, we were looking for where the line between conflict and violence is

At the beginning of April, we participated in a discussion with students at the Viliam Gaňa boarding school in Banská Bystrica. We talked about relationships and domestic violence. With a group of 10 students, we discussed what domestic and gender-based violence is, what forms of this violence we know, and we were interested in how

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31Jan

Educational campaign of the project Staviame Mosty Pomoci

Our educational campaign of the We Build Bridges for Help project continues in the new year. We bring to your attention two educational dates for the continuation of Bruises on the Soul III. on January 19, 2023 and January 26, 2023, which will be attended by approximately 30 participants. In the offer we will also

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13Dec

The third meeting of entities that want to help victims of domestic violence

At the meeting of multi-institutional cooperation of cooperating entities – the districts of Žiar nad Hronom, Banská Štiavnica and Žarnovica, the main topic was “Cooperation of institutions in the framework of the protection of children in the context of domestic violence”. At the third meeting in a row within the territory of the Banská Bystrica region,

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29Nov

How can helping entities cooperate with each other

In November, we completed another interesting meeting of multi-institutional cooperation of cooperating entities – now for the district of Brezno. The theme of the meeting was “Violence against women and its impact on children’s lives”. In addition to the entities of the non-profit sector, the meeting was attended by representatives of the District Prosecutor’s Office, the

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23Nov

With college students, we were looking for a way to avoid a relationship that brings complications

With the students of the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, we opened a workshop on the topic: “Is it possible to avoid a relationship that will bring complications to our lives?” the topic of domestic and gender-based violence. We had a discussion with about 25 young people, with whom we watched the documentary “It’s all

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22Nov

BBSK also cooperates in the project We Build Bridges of Help

At the beginning of November, we took part in a meeting of social workers of BBSK social service facilities. Here we presented the project We are building bridges of help, which focuses on helping victims of domestic and gender-based violence. We presented the main goals and activities of the project, as well as practical examples

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15Nov

Students from Secondary School Bánoš in B. Bystrica know that there is a #solution

As part of the information campaign of the project Staviame Mosty Pomoci and as part of the activities of our counseling and intervention center, we discussed with students the topic: What to watch out for in partner relationships – how not to become a victim or a violent person? This workshop showed young people how

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25Oct

Discussions that open mutual cooperation

At the meeting of multi-institutional cooperation of cooperating entities – Banská Bystrica district, we addressed the topic of the possibilities and limits of the cooperation of entities in the prevention and elimination of domestic violence. In addition to the entities of the non-profit sector, representatives of the District Prosecutor’s Office, the District Directorate of PZ,

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04Oct

We build Bridges of Help – we heal bruises on the soul

It can happen ANYWHERE… The topic of violence against children is a difficult but necessary topic that should not only be talked about, but also tried to be solved. But how to provide effective support and help to the child if I feel that something is wrong? How to reduce the risk of sexual abuse

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26Sep

Sign up for KOZMO and his adventures and help stop bullying and violence

Is it important to you that children are tolerant of each other and able to accept the differences of others without violent and traumatic reactions? Do you witness children hurting each other? That they single out someone from among themselves or give them a nasty nickname? Or are they mocking him? And are you sometimes

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07Sep

The introductory conference started a project that wants to help protect women and children from domestic violence

The Krupina Social Services Center and the Banskobystrica Self-Governing Region were successful in the project, which will bring several activities to support victims of domestic and gender-based violence by the end of April 2024. In the Banská Bystrica region, they will organize educational campaigns for the general public, but also train those who work with

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