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CAPTIVE: Cultural Agent - Promoting & Targeting Interventions vs Violence & Enslavement

Project Reference Number: 
JUST/2015/RDAP/AG/VICT/9243

CAPTIVE: Cultural Agent - Promoting & Targeting Interventions vs Violence & Enslavement

 

Aim & Context

The aim of the CAPTIVE project was to contribute to the protection and support of victims or potential victims of sexual/gender-based violence (S/GBV). The project took place in migration and asylum context and involved partners from Italy, France, Spain, the UK, and Germany.

 

Activities

  • Study on practice and migrant women experience;
  • Capacity building and training through workshops for professionals working in the field of victim support, migration and asylum;
  • Creation of ethno-cultural agents;
  • Best practices activities sharing between partner countries;
  • Creation of training module for ethno-cultural agents to help and support migrant women victims or potential victims of S/GBV;
  • The project held support/prevention groups and storytelling activities for migrant and refugee women;
  • Awareness raising campaign and dissemination activities on S/GBV for migrant and refugee women and the public.

 

Results

  • Six country reports on practice and women’s experiences before, during and after arriving in the host country;
  • Final research and good practice report;
  • Manual of training course for ethno-cultural agents;
  • On-line course for professionals;
  • Two videos of women sharing their experience;
  • Five conferences held.

 

Impact

  • Enhanced competence on prevention of S/GBV and support of victim among practitioners involved in the project to better prevent and combat this type of violence;
  • Enhanced awareness and knowledge on S/GBV among migrant and refugee women;
  • Enhanced awareness and knowledge on the issues faced by migrant and refugee women victims of S/GBV.