Establishment of multi-professional prevention of gender-based violence, victim-safety oriented work with perpetrators and men’s counselling in North Macedonia

Donor: Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection
Duration: September 2021 - November 2022

The project focuses on a comprehensive analysis of the situation and need for men’s counseling centers in the Republic of North Macedonia, with a focus on gender-based violence. Through mapping of the needs and consultation with a wide circle of representatives from national institutions and relevant stakeholders, as well as analysis of the situation through existing reports and published databases, the main goal of the research is to compile recommendations that will facilitate the establishment of effective primary prevention against gender-based violence, multi-professional support and work with perpetrators through victim-safety oriented approach, as well as establishing centers for comprehensive support and counseling of men for the prevention of gender-based violence, encouraging gender equality and inclusion of men in care (parenting, partnership, etc.).