Haurralde Fundazioa And 'Catholics for the right to decide' have opened 'The Woman's house' in La Paz (Bolivia) , specializing in the treatment of gender violence
To contribute to the reduction of gender-based violence and the empowerment of women, improving the system of institutional support, Catholics for a Free Choice / Bolivia, and Haurralde Fundazioa in collaboration with the Spanish Agency for Development, and the city of Irun, this past September 12 made the public presentation of psychological support services, legal advice, counseling on sexual and reproductive health and rights for the care of victims of violence.
Services that operate in the area and will Chasquipampa free character.
At the opening event attended local organizations working the issue, and / or agreements and coordination with team CDD / Bolivia, as the Brigade for the Protection of the Family, Municipal Comprehensive Legal Services, School Boards, Foundation La Paz, Advance Comprehensive Community Police Station (EPI).
As representatives of the AECID has been Ainhoa Cabezón Unit Responsible NGDOs and COD, OTC Bolivia, and
Silvia Tamayo, Municipal Councillor and Chair of the Committee on Human Development of the Municipal Government of La Paz.
The EPI Commander Sergio Valdivia, stated in the opening ceremony: "These spaces will be of great help to combat violence, violence is added every day, from minimum to rape assault" on the other hand, Jose Mamani Board Chasquipampa School, stated: "It is a blessing to have these services in my neighborhood." Finally Yobanca Fernandez, CDD promoter, stated: "violence is a big problem in life, if left to naturalize and thus ends up living with her."
The Director of the institution, Teresa Lanza, said that in terms of comprehensive care, the services were completed spaces providing information and training for people in the suburbs on issues of sexual and reproductive rights, sexual and reproductive health and rights mujeres.En of this space, women's organizations are freely available to the training rooms and empowerment, and women leaders will have access to training in the use and management of computers, internet and general guidance. The local women leaders, who know as CDDBOl as mutuaparte of Haurralde Fundazioa, Haurralde work processes in supporting women's empowerment in Bolivia, commented: "We are extremely lucky to have an organization like Haurralde committed to us Bolivian women, and has demonstrated that commitment for more than eight years on a continuous, permanent and systematic, this house, our space is another example of that bet and CCBOL Foundation for Human Rights of Women "