Odessa Charity Foundation “Way Home” under the financial and technical support of INSPIRE Fund и Ignite Philanthropy, opened the project “Improving the system of violence against children prevention, based on the INSPIRE strategies».
The theme of the violence against children is a very important one in Ukraine. To resolve this pr oblem it is important to increase the potential of the state institutions as well as NGOs in countering the violence. To be able to do this, Odessa Charity Foundation “Way Home” gathered representatives of the state and non-state social services establishments from all over Ukraine in order to start to inform them on the INSPIRE complex strategies to counter the violence against children.
During the first day of the learning seminar, that was lead by the “Way Home” in collaboration with the “International center for the Development and Leadership”, the participants spoke about the extend of the problem in the world and in the country, Then the INSPIRE coping complex of strategies started being presented. During the first day the following strategies and the examples of their implementation were presented:
Strategy 1. Accepting and following the laws.
Strategy 2. Social norms and values. The International and local practice of their change.
Strategy 3. Safe environment. The influence of the environment on the violence prevention.
Since the beginning of 2019 Odessa Charity Foundation “Way Home” (under the financial and technical support of INSPIRE Fund и Ignite Philanthropy), is holding the project “Improving the system of violence against children prevention, based on the INSPIRE strategies».
The aim of the project is to increase the potential of the governmental and non-governmental structures working in the field of countering violence against children as well as the assistance in implementation of the INSPIRE complex at the regional level.
The participants will get to know INSPIRE protocols and strategies of work with the violence against children field, adapted for the local framework.
INSPIRE – is a complex of strategies actions that can be used by anyone willing to counter the violence against children and youth – starting from the government and its institutions, and even the single people or private companies.
The set of activities includes: enactment and following the laws, changing the norms and social values, forming the safe environment, supporting the parents and the teachers of the children, increasing income and the economical state of people, supporting the work of the reacting services and services of the social support, increasing the education level and maintaining the social skills.
The last year statistics says that during the year over 1 bln of children faced physical, sexual or psychological violence.