Be a friend

Initiative: Women´s Development Centre

Place: Gal/i, Abkhazia

Period: 2018-2019

This organization from Abkhazia’s Gal/i district has long been involved in the topics of the position of women in society (domestic violence, early marriage, etc.), as well as in the education of young people in particular.

In the current campaign, the organization addresses the issue of bullying at schools. It wants to map the overall situation with respect to bullying in the district of Gal/i and to present the results to school officials, parents, local authorities, police, doctors and other institutions that can help to solve the problem. Furthermore, the organization intends to develop a mechanism that would help respond effectively to individual cases of bullying. Last but not least, the organization also seeks to bring bullying into the public discourse as an important issue that needs to be addressed.