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Associacao de Mulheres Contra a Violencia

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Justice
  • Safety
  • Sustainable Development
  • Violence
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Human rights of women
  • Service provision
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Geographic scope: National
    Country of activity:
  • Portugal
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1993
    Organizational structure: The AMCV is structure through 3 main bodies - General Assembly, Audit Committee Board, Executive Board
    Number and type of members: 400 singular ones
    Affiliation with NGO networks: Portuguese Platform for Women's Rights (PPDM) and through that in the European Women's Lobby (EWL), Association des Femmes de l' Europe Méridionale (AFEM)
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Funding structure other: Agreements with Social Service for running a Community Center and two Shelters
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