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Look from another side! Love can hurt! 12.02.2016

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MARTA Brings United Nations Campaign to Latgale
10.02.2016

This year with support from the Embassy of Netherlands MARTA brought UN Campaign "16 Days against Gender Violence" to Latgale. Professionals and specialists that work with youth, women and bystanders in Rezekne and Jekabpils were introduced to MARTA's “travel package” that combined educational, preventive and awareness raising materials. On 23rd November 2015, a 16-day marathon of events started by launching an exhibition WOMAN .fAct in the Embassy of Latgale „GORS”.

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Round-table Discussion on Exit Programs
08.12.2015

On October 27, 2015 MARTA organized an exchange of experiences event in the Ministry of Welfare of the Republic of Latvia as part of the European Commission's project “Safety Compass - Signposting Ways to Escape Trafficking” activities. The event was organised as a Round Table discussion and audience involved mainly NGO and state representatives. The main emphasis was on acquiring knowledge from European experts from other countries in order to develop functioning exit programs for women that have been involved in prostitution.

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Latvian MPs join the Call by the Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution
30.11.2015

On November 10, 2015 Resource Centre for Women MARTA invited Latvian Parliamentarians to take a stand on the abolition of prostitution by joining the global campaign of the Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution (CAP International).

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UN 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence “Aim Speak Act” 26.11.2015

Since 2013 the United Nations Organization has been calling the governments, self-governments and inhabitants of all countries of the world to become involved and focus upon preventing gender related violence. 16 days against violence in the world begin on 25 November, on the day dedicated to fighting violence against women, and continue until 10 December, the International Human Rights Day.

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ACT TO STOP Sexual violence in childhood!
26.11.2015

The specialists of MARTA center, working on daily basis with clients, who have suffered sexual abuse in childhood, find unacceptable the public statements by professionals regarding the traumas inflicted upon victims and the transient and treatable consequences of complications caused by them, which, perhaps, explains the disproportionality of the sentences imposed.

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International Conference | Safety Compass - Signposting Ways to Escape Trafficking 26/10/2015
06.11.2015

Deputy Speaker of the Saeima (Parliament of Latvia) Ms Inese Lībiņa-Egnere together with the Minister of the Interior Mr Rihards Kozlovskis and the Ambassador of the United Kingdom H.E. Sarah Cowely opened the Conference SAFETY COMPASS – SIGNPOSTING WAYS TO ESCAPE TRAFFICKING on 26th October 2015.

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Laughs and positive emotions are the best healing
26.08.2015

World Childhood Foundation have a long time collaboration with Resource Center for Women MARTA, funding the program for social rehabilitation of children victims of sexual abuse and their non-abusive parent. This year World Childhood Foundation introduced Silver Lining grant to provide activity that would give children an opportunity to forget the hardships by playing and having fun.

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Myria Vassiliadou, EU Anti trafficking Coordinator (video)
24.08.2015

Myria Vassiliadou, EU Anti trafficking Coordinator informs about EU anti trafficking legislation, including the need to address demand side for sexual exploitation as means of prevention.

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MARTA urges Amnesty International to Protect the Most Vulnerable Women 11.08.2015

MARTA, alongside other women rights movements, calls upon all Amnesty International members to take the steps necessary to protect the human rights of prostituted persons and reject the Amnesty International proposed policy of full decriminalization of the sex industry, including the decriminalization of those who inflict abuse, violence and torture on women and children in the sex trade.
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