Awareness raising sessions and workshops were conducted throughout 2018 on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence – including Traditional Harmful Practices – and Human Trafficking. These sessions targeted professionals who work directly or indirectly with migrant and Roma communities, in the National and Local Support Centres for the Integration of Migrants and in the Choices Programme (which aims to promote the inclusion of vulnerable children and youth, and foster equality and social cohesion):
- Two awareness raising sessions on Forced and Early Marriages in the Lisbon National Support Centre for the Integration of Migrants, with 27 participants (24 women and 3 men);
- Two workshops on Gender Equality in the Lisbon and Porto National Support Centre for the Integration of Migrants, with 57 participants (46 women and 11 men);
- Three workshops on Domestic Violence in the Lisbon and Porto National Support Centre for the Integration of Migrants, with 72 participants (58 women and 14 men);
- Two awareness raising sessions on Human Trafficking for the Choices Programme and the Lisbon and Porto Network of Partners, with 38 participants (36 women and 2 men).
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