Activity of The Association against Violent Communication
Aims and objectives
Dedicated to violence prevention in society in general. Main objectives are: reducing tolerance to violence in society, offering support to perpetrators to change their behaviour, and supporting victims of violence.
Name: The Association against Violent Communication
Stakeholder: Civil society organisation
Area of intervention: Men and gender equality
Organisation Country: Slovenia
Organisation Zip Code: 1000
Organisation Phone: 00 386 01 434 48 22
The Society is the first nongovernmental organisation in Slovenia which organised a counsellling programmes for perpetrators and social skills training for men who commit violence against women (2004 onwards). They stress that the existing system of sanctions does not provide enough opportunities for perpetrators to take responsibility for their violent acts, analyse their behavior and attitudes and become informed by the principles of equality between women and men.