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February 19, 2019

From October 2018 URU Connect worked with the Crisis Centre for Women and Children “Ekaterina” tocarry out research into domestic violence homicides committed by women in Sverdlovsk Area, Russia. The development of the research framework has been informed through the expertise of the British DV sector. In December 2018 a group of Russian professionals visited

February 19, 2019

  In April 2018 URU Connect, United Kingdom, and “SABR” National Centre for Socio-Economic Development, Uzbekistan, embarked on an ambition joint project aimed to strengthen the capacities of social NGOs  to enable economic empowerment of women in Uzbekistan, focusing on women and girls from disadvantaged background supporting them into employment, self-employment and enterprise development. The

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