NGO Atina

NGO Atina attends Duchess of Cornwall's Domestic Abuse Awareness reception

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LONDON - UK- 14th July 2016: HRH the Duchess of Cornwall hosts a reception in the gardens of Clarence House in London for survivors of domestic abuse, those working in the field and those trying to raise awareness of the issue.

The Duchess of Cornwall has urged people to “pull back the shroud of silence” that surrounds domestic violence. She spoke out as she was joined by celebrity campaigners Sir Patrick Stewart, Julie Walters, Alesha Dixon and Jamelia Davis.

Marijana Savić - woman of the month in Elle magazine

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Marijana Savić is a directress of NGO Atina, who has been dedicated to fight against human trafficking and protection of human rights for more than 16 years now. In 2015, they received With and For Girls Award, which is awarded to the most prominent fighters for women’s rights across the globe, as well as the American Global Catalyst award. Through various actions and projects, Marijana provides assistance and support to girls and women, victims of violence and human trafficking.

City Center for Social Work in Belgrade and Association Atina signed a Protocol on cooperation

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City Center for Social Work in Belgrade and Association Atina signed a Protocol on cooperation within the project “Support to the City Center for Social Work in Belgrade with implementing measures of social protection in providing protection to families with small children and unaccompanied migrant minors”, which is implemented and coordinated by the City Center, and financially supported by UNICEF.

Report on the assessment of the protection of women and children within the refugee population

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During 2016, with the support and partnership of NGO Atina, IRC (International Rescue Committee) conducted an assessment of the protection of women and children within the refugee population in four key locations with the highest concentration of refugees in Serbia - in Preševo, Dimitrovgrad, Belgrade and Šid/Adaševci. Two members of IRC, together with six members of Atina, conducted the orientation in the field, based on the principles of assessment and tools for collecting data, in all these locations.

Civil society advocates forge recommendations ahead of World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

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“Rethink your policies and decisions: They force refugee women and girls into the criminal underground economy and into smugglers’ hands. The people we see are not economic migrants. Many are simply trying to save their lives. They have no alternatives except to flee. Think about this, and act.” —Jelena Hrnjk, Atina, an NGO which provides direct support to hundreds of refugee women and girls, particularly those who’ve suffered gender-based violence and human trafficking, in Belgrade, Serbia. 

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