PORTUGAL: Presentation of the PROTASIS project during the conference on “Dating Violence” in Lisbon

On the 15th of May, a conference on “Dating Violence” was held in Escola Secundária de Camões (Camões’ High school). The conference, organized by the Federation of Socialists Students of Lisbon and supported by the Student’s Council, counted with the intervention of Inês Ferreira Leite, Professor of Law, and João Bilhim, Professor of Sociology and…

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ITALY: Presentation of the PROTASIS project during the Final Conference Event of the EU funded project MARGIN in Budapest

Presentation of the PROTASIS project during the Final Conference Event of the EU funded project MARGIN– Budapest (Hungary), 3 – 5 April 2017 The H2020 EU funded MARGIN project (GA 653004) organized a three-day final Conference in Budapest in April 2017, during the last month of the project activity. The project addressed causes and factors…

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GREECE: “Ενδο-οικογενειακή βία στον καιρό της κρίσης” (“Domestic violence in times of austerity”)

Prof. Vasso Artinopoulou, scientific coordinator of the PROTASIS project, was interviewed for a newspaper article under the title “Ενδο-οικογενειακή βία στον καιρό της κρίσης” (“Domestic violence in times of austerity”) published in the Greek newspaper “ΗΑΥΓΗ”. The article looks at domestic violence during the years of austerity. As Prof. Artinopoulou explains, an assumption that there…

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Work visit: Exchanging good practices on communication and interaction with victims with special needs

A two-day work visit was held on 24-25 January 2017 in London, as part of the project “Protasis – Police Training Skills”. The work visit was attended by representatives from each of the partner organizations, and aimed to acquire a first-hand information and experience by the UK police officers, obtaining insights on the benefits, challenges…

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New EU-funded project on safeguarding victims during contact with Police authorities

Τhe 2-year EU-funded project ‘Protasis: Police training skills’ started officially in December 2016 and will run until the end of 2018. The project aims to contribute to the development of a victim-friendly environment during the victims’ contact with the police, by ensuring that victims are treated in a respectful and sensitive manner through the improvement…

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