Pro-Active approaches to reduces violent occurrences

#AFWATOTFAV

AFWATOTFAV Stands for: “A FRIDAY WITH A TWIST ON THE FIGHT AGAINST VIOLENCE”
A Friday with a twist on the fight against violence is required because too many people become reckless on Friday, due to the weekend culture. This reckless culture needs to be changed.
– To raise awareness on violence, to create solutions and to educate and empower the community
– VIIA Ambassadors (research, analysis, support of awareness activities)
– VIIA Friends (social workers, psychologist for care and counselling of direct and indirect victims)
– To support VIIA sustainability projects (e.g. the Wash House – a place for the homeless to stay and gain a skill for potential employment through opportunities created by VIIA)
– To increase/support/create local opportunities and to create education benefits for ambassadors

#STAND

#STAND: STOP VIOLENCE campaign is used as an organizing strategy to combat violence against men, women and children in a selected community. This campaign has two phases the first being mostly research within the selected community and the second phase being a camp style phase comprising of different elements focusing on the main objectives:
– Raising awareness about gender-based violence as a human rights issue at the local, regional, national, and international levels
– Strengthening local work around violence against men, women and children
– Establishing a clear link between communities and local organizations to combat gender-based violence
– Sensitizing communities on their role to combat violence against men, women and children
– Creating local opportunities to ensure that Violence can be reduced
– VIIA continued research (e.g. through surveys, etc…)

Reactive approaches to occurred violent occurrences

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