Youth initiatives

Through creative youth initiatives, this program aims to promote, and raise awareness about presence and forms of prevention of gender-based violence with peers as well as with other members of the community.

Informal youth groups interested in this topic, may apply to the call for proposal with the organization that runs this project, in certain region in Bosnia and Herzegovina. After selection process, applicants get a chance to attend three-days training program on prevention of gender-based violence and project proposals writing. During the training, young people develop their own ideas and draft their project proposals with the assistance of professionals. Upon the approval, projects get small financial support for implementation of the initiatives in their communities.

Youth initiatives in prevention of gender-based violence have wide impact, positive and encouraging effects to their peers and other members of community as well.

Supported projects

Project: Hvala za vašu ljubav - Omladinski kulturni centar Abrašević, Mostar
Name of organization: Omladinski kulturni centar "Abrašević"
Address: Alekse Šantića 25, Mostar
Duration of project: 2016 - 2017
Budget: 10.000 EUR
Project overall objective: Proširiti znanje i načine prevencije rodno zasnovanog nasilja među mladima i informisanje mladih dok razvijaju svoje vještine za aktivno učešće i promociju pozitivnih stavova i stavova na kojima će bazirati dalje širenje informacija među vršnjacima i ostalim članovima zajednice u vezi sa temom i prisutnosti rodno zasnovanog nasilja u ruralnim zajednicama.
Project: Centar za veliki osmijeh - Omladinski centar, Gornji Vakuf
Name of organization: Omladinski centar
Address: Gradska bb, Gornji Vakuf
Duration of project: 2012 - 2017
Budget: 59.208 EUR
Project overall objective:  To influence change of cultural and traditional relations towards violence, in order to achieve zero tolerance to violence.
Project: Ulaz u izlaz - Demokratski centar Nove nade, Otaka, Bihać
Name of organization: Demokratski centar Nove nade
Address: Unska 10, Otoka (Bihać)
Duration of project: 2015 - 2017
Budget: 25.123 EUR
Project overall objective: Proširiti znanje i načine prevencije rodno zasnovanog nasilja među mladima i informisanje mladih dok razvijaju svoje vještine za aktivno učešće i promociju pozitivnih stavova i stavova na kojima će bazirati dalje širenje informacija među vršnjacima i ostalim članovima zajednice u vezi sa temom i prisutnosti rodno zasnovanog nasilja u ruralnim zajednicama.
Project: Dnevni centar za djecu i mlade Srebrenica - Međunarodni forum solidarnosti - Emmaus, Klokotnica, Doboj Istok
Name of organization: Međunarodni forum solidarnosti - Emmaus
Address: Duje bb, Klokotnica, Doboj Istok
Project duration: 2013 - 2016
Budget: 35.736 EUR
Project overall objective: Establishing center for children and youth as a safe, warm and friendly place. Establishing and developing cooperation with local community. Social inclusion of children and participation of parents.
Projekat: Lideri u akciji - Osmijeh za osmijeh, Tuzla
Name of organization: Osmijeh za osmijeh
Address: Pozorišna 13, Tuzla
Project duration: 2012 - 2015
Budget: 33.152 EUR
Project overall objective:  Weekly workshops in marginalized communities in our town. Organizing training sessions. Empowering young people to independently manage groups of children and young people in the community.
Project: Studentska republika - Omladinski komunikativni centar, Banja Luka
Name of organization: Omladinski komunikativni centar
Address: Studentske republike, Banja Luka
Project duration: 2012 - 2013
Budget: 7,360 EUR
Project overall objective:   Establishing sustainability of the project "Student' republic" as, for now, the only media service for the young people and the high school students. Promotion of volunteering. Raising important youth issues that hardly if ever have been discussed about, thus contributing the solving of some major issues by seeking answers from the authorized institutions and presenting a meaningful and objective image of the reality.
Project: Zajedno za bolju budućnost - Centar za mlade Kamenica, Blatnica-Teslić
Name of organization: Centar za mlade Kamenica
Address: Kamenica bb, Blatnica-Teslić
Project duration: 2012 - 2013
Budget: 7,540 EUR
Project overall objective: Proširiti znanje i načine prevencije rodno zasnovanog nasilja među mladima i informisanje mladih dok razvijaju svoje vještine za aktivno učešće i promociju pozitivnih stavova i stavova na kojima će bazirati dalje širenje informacija među vršnjacima i ostalim članovima zajednice u vezi sa temom i prisutnosti rodno zasnovanog nasilja u ruralnim zajednicama.

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