Safe house

“Medica” Zenica offers adequate shelter to women, girls and children, victims of violence during their recovery process. Being sheltered, besides being placed at safe, means provision of expert help through individual and/or group therapy work, counselling, family therapy, occupational therapy,medical care, legal help and economic empowerment through attending existing six-month vocational training courses. Care for children in the safe house is illustrated through provision of therapy work and enabling them to stay in Medica’s kinder house where they are involved in education and upbringing processes. 

During 2012 84 persons – 31 women and 53 children (27 boys and 26 girls) were accommodated in the Safe house „Medica“ Zenica. They were actively involved in educational work, attendance of educational-creative workshops with the themes of children rights, communication and non-violent ways of solving problems, violence against children, human trafficking etc.. Children,- beneficiaries of service in “Medica” Zenica participate in creating activities as well as in making educational-promotional materials and in marking significant dates in the field of social protection such as “Day for street children”, -“International Children’s Day-Children’s week”  “International day for children’s rights”, “16 days of activism against gender based violence”, “Human rights day”, etc.  In 2011 and 2012 year , within campaign “16 days of activism against gender based violence” empowered children- beneficiaries of services in “Medica” Zenica participated in fashion shows organized with the aim of presenting results of economic empowerment that is being implemented in educational center of “Medica” Zenica  as well as in rural areas

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