10. septembra 2021

Information on a start of project implementation: Improving the victim-oriented approach – a tool enhancing the capacity to fight violence against women and domestic violence (Norway Grants)

The project is implemented with the support of Norwegian grants under the slogan “Working together for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe”. It follows on the successful implementation of the project of Creating a Coordinating-Methodical Centre for gender-based and domestic violence. Based on the principle of partnership between the responsible institutions, it focuses on promoting a coordinated response of helping professions and strengthening an approach that responds to the needs of women and their children experiencing violence.

Spolocnym Usilim Kocka

The project is implemented with the support of Norwegian grants under the slogan “Working together for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe”. It follows on the successful implementation of the project of Creating a Coordinating-Methodical Centre for gender-based and domestic violence. Based on the principle of partnership between the responsible institutions, it focuses on promoting a coordinated response of helping professions and strengthening an approach that responds to the needs of women and their children experiencing violence.

The project beneficiary, together with its partners, will work within 36 months to improve measures to prevent secondary and repeated victimization and to improve the availability and quality of support and protection for women and their children experiencing violence in contact with the helping professions.

Project objectives

  • Bring up-to-date knowledge on the protection of women and their children from violence.
  • Establish coordinated protection against violence through the work of regional coordinators.
  • Strengthen activities aimed at the primary prevention of domestic and gender-based violence.
  • Improve procedures to prevent secondary victimization, by increasing the availability of special interrogation rooms.
  • Through specialized training, create preconditions for the establishment of police teams of specialists focused on the investigation of cases of domestic and gender-based violence.
  • Implement programs for perpetrators and provide lectures for young people aimed at preventing violence against women.

Project activities

  • Research and monitoring carried out in international cooperation
  • Primary prevention program on violence against women
  • Training of investigators for cases of domestic and gender-based violence
  • Social-intervention programs for perpetrators
  • Establishment of specialized interrogation rooms

The beneficiary of the project is the Institute for Labour and Family Research – KMC.

Project partners

  • The Academy of the Police Force of Slovak republic
  • The Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies
  • The General Directorate of The Corps of Prison and Court Guard
  • The Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic

The total amount of the grant: € 1,300,000.

The total amount of the grant from Norway is € 1,105,000. The project is co-financed in the amount of €195,000 from the state budget of the Slovak Republic. Out of the grant €685,000is allocated to the grant recipient,the Institute for Labour and Family Research- KMC,€ 41,000 to The Academy of the Police Force of Slovak republic,€ 201,000toThe Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies,€ 43,000 to The General Directorate of The Corps of Prison and Court Guardand€ 329,000 to The Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic.


Contracts for the project in the Central Register of Contracts

IVPR project contract in the Central Register of Contracts

Partnership agreement with APZ SR

Partnership agreement with NKVTS

Partnership agreement with ZVJS

Partnership agreement with the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic

Norway Grants

The Norway Grants and the EEA Grants represent Norway’s contribution towards a green, competitive, and inclusive Europe.

Through the Norway Grants and the EEA Grants, Norway contributes to reducing social and economic disparities and to strengthening bilateral relations with beneficiary countries in Central and Southern Europe and the Baltics. Norway cooperates closely with the EU through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). Together with the other donors, Norway has provided €3.3 billion through consecutive grant schemes between 1994 and 2014.

Norway Grants are financed solely by Norway and are available in the countries that joined the EU after 2003. For the period 2014-2021, the Norway Grants amount to €1.25 billion. The priorities for this period are:

  • #1 Innovation, Research, Education, Competitiveness and Decent Work
  • #2 Social Inclusion, Youth Employment and Poverty Reduction
  • #3 Environment, Energy, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy
  • #4Culture, Civil Society, Good Governance and Fundamental Rights
  • #5 Justice and Home Affairs

All projects are co-financed in the amount of 15% from the state budget of the Slovak Republic. To learn more about programs and projects funded by Norwegian grants in Slovakia, visit www.norwaygrants.sk.


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