Preventing violence against girls and adolescents

by Fundacion Patronato Maria Auxiliadora
Preventing violence against girls and adolescents

Summary

Violence is a phenomena which affects and set up human relationships from unequal power perspective. This project started from the need of continuing the treatment against violence in order to reduce its damage and negative effects. Additionally, the project is seeking to empower women as agents of change about male chauvinism and the patriarchal culture as the source of inequality, poverty, exclusion, and to make a transformation on the language that reproduce and perpetuate violence.

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Challenge

Violence is a phenomena which affects and set up human relationships from unequal power perspective. The Patronato Maria Auxiliadora Foundation in compliance with its essential social object has identify several mistreatment situations against children and women in general. These situations have become habitual in their contextual lives. Additionally, those relations are framed by the patriarchal swhich cause exclusion, domination and otherness.

Solution

Violence is a negative issue that is expressed in varied ways: physical, psychological, economic among others. However, during accompanying and addressing time family networks has recognized in their narratives some types of violence which has become natural on their lives. Due this they are still acting as passive victims of a kind of violence they are not able to name it. This project started from the need of continuing the treatment against violence in order to reduce its negative effects.

Long-Term Impact

1) Women in Company of their sons and daughters have improved meaningfully on their emotional alterations. 2) Girls and adolescents can recognize what gender equality means. Their rights, self- protection mechanisms and the guidelines to report any criminal activity in connection with gender. 3) Women who have participated now are putting into practice security and self-protecting strategies through different devices such as smartphones and social networks. 4) Women have break out with violence

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Fundacion Patronato Maria Auxiliadora

Location: Medellin, Antioquia - Colombia
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