Junta de Benfica launches Project no! with webinar on violence against women

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On March 8, the NO! Project is launched through the webinar "Shared Response Meeting"

Prevent violence against women and domestic violence by promoting a culture of non-violence and training professionals in this area of ​​prevention. This is the objective of Project NO! financed by EEA Grants, under the Work-life Balance Programme, operated by CIG.

This initiative of the Benfica Parish Council, which will take advantage of International Women's Day, March 8, for its launch. Thus, next Monday, at 10:30 am, the webinar “Meeting of shared responses”, which can be watched via zoom (https://zoom.us/j/9355654398?pwd=MlZkV3JqRDllWDRIQVRxSWlicEtCZz09).

For Ricardo Marques, President of the Benfica Parish Council, this project “integrates the objective of making Benfica an increasingly inclusive parish, where people feel and are treated equally, regardless of gender, color or race”. And he adds: “Project NO! bets on re-education and training, through awareness-raising actions, lectures or support for victims "and concludes:" This project is the result of a continuity work that has been developed jointly with national and international partners ".

The Project NO! is the result of an application made by the Benfica Parish Council to the EEAGrants and has as partners the PSP - 3rd Police Division of Lisbon, the Benfica Police Station, the Benfica School Group, the Quinta de Marrocos School Group, the Dignity Association for the Rights of Women and Children and the Danish association Likestillingssenteret-Hamar. 

Through EEAGrant, a financial mechanism that aims to reduce social and economic disparities in Europe, Project NO! will be financed under the Work-life Balance Programme, governed by the Regulatory Framework for the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area (MFEEE) 2014-2021. As the entity responsible for the promotion, the NO! counts on the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG). 

Check the program and the speakers present at the launch event of the NO! Project

For more information: jfb.projeto.no@gmail.com