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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Sofia District Prosecutor’s Office initiated criminal proceedings for a publicly actionable case involving violence between a husband and his wife.

Animus Association Foundation’s client had a significant breakthrough in the Prosecution’s practice. On October 30, 2018 a prosecutor of Sofia District Prosecutor’s Office issued a ruling for the initiation of pre-trial proceedings on a signal for battery and verbal attacks to a woman by her husband. The ruling is a major success in the fight against domestic violence as the […]

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International training “Engaging the Private Sector to End Human Trafficking”

Animus Association Foundation is a partner in the international project “Rights at Work” together with La Strada International (Netherlands), COMO (Netherlands), Fairwork (Netherlands), La Strada Poland and AIDRom (Romania). The project aims at preventing labour exploitation especially its severe forms such as human trafficking, and to improve the identification of cases of exploitation in all economic sectors in Bulgaria, Poland […]

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International Day for the elimination of violence against women

International Day for the elimination of violence against women: according to the WE GO! Project, it’s necessary to invest in women’s economic empowerment Public conference – Brussels 30 November 2017 from 9:00 until 11:00 Room ASP 3G2 – European Parliament Altiero Spinelli Building It’s not enough to be well educated or employed to become independent from a violent partner: according […]

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Call for Evaluation of Prevention Campaign against Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purposes of Labour Exploitation 2017

In regard to implementation of the bilateral project „Bulgarian-Swiss Joint Efforts for Providing Immediate and Unconditional Protection of Trafficked Persons and Preventing Trafficking in Human Beings” funded by the Swiss Agency on Cooperation and Development, Animus Association Foundation is inviting you to present your proposals of prevention campaign targeting labour exploitation and the risks of being involved in trafficking in human beings. […]

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