Women’s Room – Center for Sexual Rights on the occasion of the National Day of Elimination of Violence against Women is organizing a public action on the 27th of September, 2014. The action will in front of hotel Dubrovnik (Street of Mirko Bogović) in Zagreb from 11 am to 1 pm.
The goal of the action is to mark the National Day of Elimination of Violence against Women and influence numerous prejudices about this topic. Goal is also to sensitize the public and provide them information on the possibilities of protection, assistance and support for people experiencing this kind of violence.
At the action informative materials will be distributed (leaflets, brochures, manuals) and citizens will also have the opportunity to hear the jingle on the topic of violence against women. The arrival of celebrities is expected, such as Sonja Šarunić, the handball players from RK Lokomotiva Zagreb, Jana Bilušić, Marina Tomašević. Julija Matanović, Lana Pavić, Anja Šovagić, Mila Elegović, Višnja Babić, Žarko Savić and Boris Vrtan.
The public action is a crucial part of the project “Through Education to Knowledge – Through Cooperation for change!” which is implemented by Women’s Room – Center for Sexual Rights and financially supported by the National Foundation for Civil Society Development. The project is carried out in cooperation with four partner organizations: Center for Women Adela (Sisak), Association Brod – Women’s Human Rights Group (Slavonski Brod), Women’s Association “HERA” (Križevci) and SOS phone – City of Rijeka.
All interested parties are invited!