Activity of European Anti-Violence Network (EAVN)
Aims and objectives
EAVN was founded in 2006. It is an organisation approved by the Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity. The Network's activities include the design and implementation of research, educational or other scientific activities aimed at the prevention of violence by means of investigation and/or confronting social or other factors that are directly or indirectly related to violence (especially domestic violence). More specifically, the Network carries out its mission through activities such as:
- Networking organisations that combat violence
- Referring victims of domestic violence to support services
- Designing and conducting research
- Developing educational and awareness raising materials
- Designing, implementing and evaluating informational and awareness raising activities
- Designing, implementing and evaluating interventions (e.g. to the educational context)
- Conducting Educational Workshops aimed at professionals (e.g. Health Care Professionals, Social Scientists and Social Workers, Educators and Special Education Teachers, Public Order Officials, etc.)
- Collaboration with European organisations for the implementation of programmes, educational and other relevant activities
- Applying political pressure.
Name: European Anti-Violence Network (EAVN)
Stakeholder: Civil society organisation
Area of intervention: Men and gender equality
Organisation Country: Greece
Organisation Zip Code: 11742
Organisation Phone: 0030 210 9225 491
Name: Kiki Petroulaki
Since 2007 we have held various activities, e.g.:
- Educational workshops and speeches addressed at teachers, health education coordinators, health care professionals, social workers, health visitors, social scientists and other related professionals on the following topics: intimate partner violence; consequences of domestic violence on children; gender stereotypes and how they are related to violence
- Experiential educational workshops addressed at students on the topics of gender stereotypes, gender equality and relationship violence.
- Coordinator of EU Daphne ΙΙΙ Project entitled: Gender Equality Awareness Raising against Intimate Partner Violence (GEAR against IPV) [JLS/2008/DAP3/AG/1258]. Website: www.gear-ipv.eu
- Participation as a partner in the following projects: EU Daphne ΙΙΙ Project: "Youth4Youth - Empowering Young People in Preventing Gender-based Violence through Peer Education" (Project No. JUST/2010/DAP3/AG1351) and EU Daphne ΙΙΙ Project: PERSPECTIVE: Peer Education Routes for School Pupils to Enhance Consciousness of Tackling and Impeding Women Violence in Europe (Project No.JLS/2007/DAP-1/100). Website: www.perspective-daphne.eu
- Maratou-Alipranti, L., Tsirigoti A. (2009) Meta-analysis of gender and science research: Country Report – Greece
- Petroulaki K., Tsirigoti Α., Dinapogias A., Vryonis Μ. (2008) Σειρά Παρακολούθησης και Αξιολόγησης των Επιπτώσεων στο Φύλο των Εκπαιδευτικών Πολιτικών (Monitoring and Evaluation of the Educational Policies’ Impact on Gender Equality), Athens: KETHI.
- Petroulaki Κ., Tsirigoti Α. (2008) Υπουργείο Εθνικής Παιδείας και Θρησκευμάτων: Πολιτικές και Δράσεις για την Ισότητα των Φύλων στην Εκπαίδευση. Στο Κ. Καβουλάκος (επιμ.). Σειρά εκθέσεων με εξειδικευμένα θέματα με αποδέκτες κέντρα λήψης αποφάσεων και άσκησης πολιτικής (Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs: Policies and Actions for Gender Equality in Education, in Kavoulakos K. (ed.), Reports series on special issues addressed to decision-making and enforcing policy centres), Athens: KETHI.
- Nikolaidis G., Petroulaki Κ. (2008) Η βία στην οικογένεια και η γυναίκα (Domestic violence and woman) in Kornarou E., Roumelioti A. (eds.) Υγεία και Οικογένεια (Health and woman), Athens: Papazissis.
- Petrulaki K. (2008) Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Prevention: Sensitisation of young male population on IPV issues – GREECE, in Paavola M., Råback M., Kumpula H., Idehen-Imarhiagbe E. (KTL): Good Practices Guide to Prevention of Injuries among Young People, EU-Project AdRisk, KTL (National Public Health Institute), Helsinki.