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  1. 1. L.O.: COMBAT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMENWOMENS AID CENTERS: Herzelia, Hadera, Rishon Le-ZionRuth Rasnic & Meir Teichman
  2. 2. L.O.: Combat Violence against Women (An NGO) Finance: Management, Funding, Friends of investments, endowments, the NGO, grants & support Legal Counseling Shelters Half-way Legislation, Public Education Publications, Apartments Relations & Press releases, Advocacy TV & News & & Training (Dissemination of Papers, Opinion Internet site Legal Aid Change Knowledge)Hotlines: Hebrew, Russian;Women, Children & Youth
  3. 3. The Shelters Three Shelters:  Herzelia  Hadera  Rishon Le-Zion Any woman + young children; Can stay up to 12 months; A Half-way Apartment after leaving the shelter
  4. 4. Staff & Services of the Shelters Management and administrative help; House-mother; Psych-Social Services:  Social worker  Intervention with the women;  Contacts with outside welfare services and agencies;  Following advancement and follow-up;  Reports to the Courts and other legal-paralegal agencies;  Supervision of the staff.  Child Clinical Psychologist  Treatment of children;  Counseling and guiding the mothers;  Supervision of personnel in touch with children.
  5. 5. Staff & Services (continued) Legal Services  Legal counseling;  Representation of women;  Legal supervision. Kindergarten teachers; Volunteers (who are involved in various aspects of the Shelters and the Organization).
  6. 6. Statistics: 2007 Herzelia Haddera Rishon LZion Total Women 70 57 43 170 Children 83 60 63 206Residency Days 7,416 4,247 7,849 19,512 Women by Origin:  Jewish, Israeli 84 49%  Immigrants from USSR 29 17%  Immigrants from Ethiopia 22 13%  Israeli Moslems 25 15%  Christian, Druze, Bedouin 4 2%  Tourists, foreign laborers 6 4%
  7. 7. Legislation, Advocacy & Legal Aid Working with the Parliament (Knesset) sub- committees & Government Ministries:  Welfare;  Education;  Women status;  Law Enforcement;  Justice  Housing.
  8. 8. Legislation, Advocacy & Legal Aid (continued) Free Legal Counseling  Serve women from the community;  Advice the hotlines’ referrals;  Supervision of Social Worker and other professionals on legal issues. Representing Women in Family Courts, Religious (Jewish, Moslem), & Criminal Courts; Representing the Organization in various committees.
  9. 9. Education & Training Training:  Students of Social Work;  Family violence workers;  Police officers;  Medical & paramedical staff;  Nurses, midwives;  Israel Defense Force (IDF);  Volunteers and Hotlines personnel. Education:  Knesset members;  Religious authorities (Rabbis, Imams, Priests);  Teachers and educators;  High school students;  The public through the Media.
  10. 10. Public Relations & Publications A 4-language website (Hebrew, English, Russian, Spanish: www.no2violence.co.il: includes info, articles, links and statistics; News Letters in Hebrew and English; Press Releases; TV & Radio appearances.
  11. 11. Hotlines 24 hour Hotline for Women in distress:  Hebrew and Russian; Hotline for Children & Youth victims of violence (Hebrew). Hotlines are in touch with Welfare Agencies and the Police in case of.. Hotlines managed and run by volunteers  Training of volunteers by volunteers;  Only women are on-line;

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