The Åland Islands Peace Institute
The Åland Islands Peace institute is since long involved in implementing projects aimed at promoting gender equality and combat sexual slavery and gender based violence, in cooperation with partner organisations in various countries. The projects focus on preventive empowerment measures in the field of gender equality, for example through the Nordic girl- and boy group method. Partners are located in Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania and in the Kaliningrad area and Karelia (Russia).
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The Resource Center for Women “Marta”
They promote mutual suppport, understanding, and solidarity between women, regardless of a woman`s age, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. Center “Marta” educates clients about their rights, provides them with information, and helps women develop their knowledge base and competency so that women gain confidence in their own abilities to successfully realize their goals.
Mission of the Organization: To promote the protection of women`s rights and the betterment of the socioeconomic situation of women.
Their goal is to facilitate gender equality and to protect the rights of women in Latvia.
– Facilitate the social integration of low-income women;
– Secure support services for victims of human trafficking;
– Develop broad cooperation between women`s organizations and facilitate a network of cooperation between women`s organizations in Latvia;
– Influence and monitor processes of political development.
Phone: +371 67378539
Fax: +371 67378538
Go to the homepage of Marta here.
Interreg additional partners
The steering group of the project consist of:
Iluta Lace, Director of the Resource Center for Women “Marta”, Latvia; Peter Söderström, expert on Masculinity and Gender issues, Sweden; Gun Mari Lindholm, Member of Parliament of Åland, Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, Director of the Åland Islands Peace Institute, Åland, Finland; Jukka Rajala-Granstubb, Filmmaker, gender equality and anti-trafficking activist, Finland.