Education of young legal professionals on women’s rights, including on VAW and Domestic Violence through the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute/WHRTI/
Providing four in- person session 5 days each for two years, with two moot- court sessions including on the issues of VAW and DV, providing skills and knowledge in international law, teaching also a group of about 15 Bulgarian lawyers since 2004 who are aware and litigate also on VAW issues.
Aims and objectives
To teach young lawyers on international law and how to use it for litigating on women’s rights, including on VAW; to create groups of aware lawyers in the different countries of Eastern Europe; to develop legal education on women’s rights in Eastern Europe
Results and impact
equipping especially the Bulgarian lawyers with the knowledge and skill needed and ensuring support for making cases/ about 10 cases so far/ in national courts and on the international arena.
Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation/ in cooperation with foreign partners- the Center for Reproductive Rights- NY and the Network of East- West Women- Gdansk/
Stakeholder, Firstname: Albena
Stakeholder, Family name: Koycheva
Duration: 2 years
Periodicity: every 2 years
Nr of beneficiaries: 60