Author Archives: Maria Traicheva

Guide for Integrated Service Provision to Support Access to Employment for Third Country National Women Victims of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation

As part of the activities within the TOLERANT project (AMIF/821655), the team developed a Guide for Integrated Service Provision to Support Access to Employment for Third Country National Women Victims of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation. The Guide discusses the challenges and difficulties regarding integration in the labour market for third-country-national victims of trafficking such as the language barrier, discrimination and […]

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Video clip for the difficulties of third-country-national victims of trafficking face when trying to access the labour market

The team of the TOLERANT project (AMIF/821655) created a video clip aimed at directing the attention of the public towards the difficulties third-country-national victims of trafficking face when trying to access the labour market. The clip carries a clear message: everybody is entitled to decent work especially victims of human trafficking. Legal work is the safest way to prevent re-trafficking. […]

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National Report on the existing support services for labour exploitation of victims of human trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence

Animus Association Foundation developed a National Report on the existing support services for labour exploitation of victims of human trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence coming from third countries. The report was developed within the TOLERANT project (AMIF/821655). The conclusions of the Report show that Bulgaria is still a transit country for refugees and asylum seekers as the majority […]

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“Pro-active against Violence against Women” project

On November 1st, 2019, Animus Association Foundation, in partnership with Society and Safety Foundation, started the implementation of the “Pro-active against Violence against Women” project. It will continue for 36 months and is financially supported by Iceland, Lichtenstein, and Norway under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area. Society and Safety Foundation is a non-governmental organization with public benefit […]

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First focus group for police officers on the topic of domestic violence

On January 9th, 2020, Animus Association Foundation, together with Society and Safety Foundation, organized the first focus group with police officers for the region of Sofia-city. The aim was to study the knowledge and attitudes of police officers on the topic of domestic violence, as well as to identify possible needs of additional training and information on the topic. There […]

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Info day workshop on the support of Victims of Crime in Bulgaria

Many victims of Crime in Bulgaria face difficulties in finding relevant support services, even after the transposal of the EU Directive in the Bulgarian legal order. Support services aimed at victims of crime focus on specific categories, therefore, they do not reach a wider spectrum of beneficiaries. The overall slow pace of justice administration remains a basic problem and contributes […]

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