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Access to justice for women victimes of violence

24.05.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

The program “Access to justice for women victimes of violence” focuses on coordination and partnership with rehabilitation centers, and those bodies who work with women victims of violence, especially those in detention sentenced for honor crimes. This program is a second phase of the project “Wiaam” which was started in 2006 with the objective of providing help, protection and intervention to women victims of violence with a series of legal, social, administrative procedures to reintegrate them into their families and society.

The program is based on the following axes:

- Social and family support;

- Working through mediation and intervention approaches between both sides/parties of the conflict: representatives of the family or the husband, tribe leaders, administrative governors;

- Providing legal counselling and judicial representation, facilitating women’s access to justice and

- Providing opportunities for training and rehabilitation in order to increase opportunities for women to take decisions independently.

 The program contributed to the release of more than 150 inmates and the re-integration into their families and society. Furthermore, it has achieved the training of 100 inmates on handcrafts which increased their chances in finding a simple income after their release from the centers, and assured them more independence. 

This practice has been identified in the framework of the CSO WINS project (Capacity-building in the Southern Mediterranean to Open policy dialogue and monitoring for Women IN Society), with the support of the European Union’s Neighbourhood Civil Society Facility.


Sisterhood is Global Institute, SIGI Jordan



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