The International Week of Support for Victims of Crimes will take place in Poland from Monday, 21 February to Friday, 25 February 2011. On this occasion the Network of East-West Women, NEWW-Polska will organize an international conference:
"Raising Awareness and Working Together to Combat Domestic Violence against Women in South Baltic Region".
The Conference is a part of the project “South Baltic Violence Free Zone” which is part-financed by the European Union Regional Development Fund. The main goal of the project is to raise awareness on domestic violence against women, spread the knowledge and share good practices on combating violence against women. NEWW-Polska’s partners in this international cooperation to combat and prevent violence against women are: Kretinga Information and Training Centre from Lithuania and Women’s Shelter Karlshamn from Sweden.