La Casa del Encuentro

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Av Rivadavia 3918
C1204AAR
Country: Argentina
Region: Latin America
Website: http://lacasadelencuentro.org/portada.html
UN Languages: English, Spanish
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Areas:
  • Counselling
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Human Rights, Gender Based Violence Prevention and Research'
Short description:
The aim of the organisation is to ontribute to eradicate all forms of gender-based violence and human trafficking
Activities:
*Free of charge legal, physiological and social counseling for victims of gender-based violence and human trafficking and their families;
*Free of charge Interdisciplinary training for professionals and general audiences on how to address gender-based violence and human trafficking.
*Advocacy
*Research: Annual report on femicides in Argentina (2008-present)
Main achievements
*La Casa del Encuentro’s report on Femicides was declared of social interested by the Legislature of Buenos Aires in 2013-2014
*La Casa del Encuentro’s book “Por ellas” was sponsored by the US Embassy and the United Nations Information Center in Buenos Aires (book available at www.porellaslibro.com )
*UNDP acknowledged our reports as the one source on Femicides in Argentina in their 2013 report Citizen Security with a Human Face


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