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May 4, 2018

Launching Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme (DVPP) in Sverdlovsk Area, Russia During 2017-2018 URU Connect and its Russian partner NGO, The Crisis Centre for Women and Children “Ekaterina” implemented the pioneering project “Improving safety for women and children victims of domestic violence through development and implementation of the Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme (DVPP) in Sverdlovsk Area,

October 18, 2017

Over 300 young women and girls improved their vocational and business skills as a result of a one-year project “Tackling gender imbalance and economic empowerment of women in Uzbekistan” delivered by URU Connect, UK in partnership with the Social Economic Development centre SABR, Samarkand City, Uzbekistan. The training programmes included vocational training courses delivered at

October 5, 2017

URU Connect, UK is working with The Crisis Centre for Women and Children, Russia to develop a pioneering project aiming to develop and implement the Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme (DVPP) in Sverdlovsk Area, Russia. The 2017-2018 project is funded by the Charity Aid Foundation, Russia. The project will develop the first of its kinds Domestic

July 14, 2017

Congratulations to Kath Rees, retired, Chief Executive Officer of The Haven Wolverhampton and Chair of Access to Business on being awarded her MBE in the recent Queens Birthday Honour’s list for services to the protection of women and children victims of domestic violence in the West Midlands and overseas. Well done Kath, we are so

July 5, 2017

DV Conference took place in Novotel Hotel, Yekaterinburg, Russia on 16th March 2016 organised by The Crisis Centre for Women and Children “Ekaterina”. The conference was attended by 112 participants from various sectors, including Education, Police, Social Workers and local NGOs. It was opened by the Marzliakova T.G., Human Rights Representative of Sverdlovsk Area and

July 5, 2017

In 2016 we were also fortunate to be awarded funding to work with partners SABR in Uzbekistan the project “Tackling Gender Imbalance and Economic Empowerment Of Women In Uzbekistan” was successfully delivered.   The project supported vulnerable women and girls from rural areas to gain skills and confidence to enter employment or self-employment and to assist

July 5, 2017

On 1st February 2017 an international Round Table entitled “The role of informal education in developing employment opportunities for women and youth in local communities.” was held in Jizzakh with the participation of local authorities, NGOs, media, representatives of the Embassy of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland in Uzbekistan, the partners from URU Connect

July 5, 2017

The Domestic Violence Conference held on the 23rd March 2017 was attended by over 80 people from public and NGO sector.  It was opened by Deputy Minister of Social Policy of the Sverdlovsk Region Evgeny Shapovalov and Martin Fener, Consul General of Great Britain in Ekaterinburg.  The conference was chaired by Ludmila Ermakova, director of