Country Latvia
Year 2015
Type of Measure Health > Training
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

In order to improve efficiency of municipal social services and improve the social support provided to local municipalities, since year 2015, the Ministry of Welfare [Labklājības ministrija] has implemented the project "Development of Professional Social Work in Local Municipalities" ["Profesionāla sociālā darba attīstība pašvaldībās"], co-financed by the European Social Fund. Within the framework of the project, training and supervision of social work specialists are being implemented, as well as methodologies are being developed for work with different client groups, including social work with victims of violence, social work with persons with mental disabilities, social work with families with children, etc.

Source of Information

Latvia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.29-30