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Child Abuse Advocacy in Mexico

 
$1,256
$53,744
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Summary

Creating materials and supporting several spaces where professionals working with children can be trained and families can receive attention dealing with abuse (physical, emotional, or sexual).

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The need to transform the culture of abuse against children and women is urgent in Mexico. These people live in a violent environment where the lack of money is one of the many factors that make people feel depressed. Children and women are often the target when this frustration has to be discharged. There are very few public services to help low-income families when abuse problems arise in the home. The only public Mental Health Hospital that existed in Mexico City has been closed.

How will this project solve this problem?

5-month training courses on learning a special methodology to help discharge emotional burdens that often lead to abuse, provided to teachers, social workers, psychologists, and all people working with children.

Potential Long Term Impact

This project aims to transform the culture of abuse against children and women in Mexico.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,256

Funding Policy: partial

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $1,256 as of Jun 9, 2004.  The original project funding goal was $55,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Thanks to 7 donors like you, a total of $1,256 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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