WWP EN Member Organisations

European Network for the Work with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence

The "European Network for the Work with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence" (WWP EN) was founded as formal organisation on April 9th, 2014 in Copenhagen with 18 founding members from 13 different countries. Today we unite a total of 47 members and are proudly active throughout Europe. Our member organisations practice responsible perpetrator work with a focus on victim and child safety.

Society for Psychological Assistance (SPA)

Zagreb, Croatia

The Society for Psychological Assistance (SPA) is a non-profit, non-governmental mental health organization, founded in 1993 and active in five main areas of work:(1) Providing direct psychosocial interventions and support (psychological counselling, psychotherapy, psychological crisis[more]

The Society for Psychological Assistance (SPA) is a non-profit, non-governmental mental health organization, founded in 1993 and active in five main areas of work:(1) Providing direct psychosocial interventions and support (psychological counselling, psychotherapy, psychological crisis interventions, family mediation, treatment of domestic violence perpetrators, psycho-educations, etc.), (2) Education of professional and paraprofessional care-providers, (3) Research and evaluation projects, (4) Publishing professional books and manuals, (5) Organization of international and domestic professional conferences.

The vision of the SPA is to be a civil society organisation that bases its action on the principles of excellence in the field of psychosocial support to individuals, groups and communities so that they could meet their psychosocial needs, develop potentials and achieve the quality of life.

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Unizon

Stockholm, Sweden

Unizon represents over 130 Swedish women’s shelters, young women’s empowerment centres and other support services which work together for a gender equal society free from violence.

Its member organisations offer support and protection and work with prevention and advocacy, using their knowledge of[more]

Unizon represents over 130 Swedish women’s shelters, young women’s empowerment centres and other support services which work together for a gender equal society free from violence.

Its member organisations offer support and protection and work with prevention and advocacy, using their knowledge of violence, gender and power and the relationship between them.

Unizon's vision is a gender equal society free from violence.

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Veilig Thuis Family Justice Center

Antwerp, Belgium

Veilig Thuis is the umbrella organisation for initiatives in various Flemish regions that focus on preventing violence in families and supporting direct and indirect survivors of violence (e.g. child witnesses of domestic violence).

The goals of Veilig Thuis are stopping violence and preventing[more]

Veilig Thuis is the umbrella organisation for initiatives in various Flemish regions that focus on preventing violence in families and supporting direct and indirect survivors of violence (e.g. child witnesses of domestic violence).

The goals of Veilig Thuis are stopping violence and preventing repetition of violence. Veilig Thuis is a form of cooperation between services that work with families where there is violence. Permanent partners are the police, the public prosecutor's office, Centrum Algemeen Welzijnswerk (CAW), youth protection, OCMW. The various regions have different partners and approaches according to their needs.

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Vive Zene - Tuzla, Citizen Association

Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Vive Zene is a non-governmental organisation established in 1994 during the war, supported by women from Dortmund, Germany. The main focus is on pscho-social assistance and support to victims of war, torture and vioelence, and to strengthen the capacity of other organisations and institutions and[more]

Vive Zene is a non-governmental organisation established in 1994 during the war, supported by women from Dortmund, Germany. The main focus is on pscho-social assistance and support to victims of war, torture and vioelence, and to strengthen the capacity of other organisations and institutions and represent a multidisciplinary, democrativ and participatory approach in working with traumatized families and individuals. With their multi-disciplinary team, Vive Zene provides an effective psychosocial support through treatment family therapy, individual and group psychotherapy, medical care, social and legal consultation and teaching, in the center and community.

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WAVE

Vienna, Austria

Established in 1994, Women against Violence Europe (WAVE) is a pan-European women's non-governmental organisations working in the field of human rights of women and children by combating violence against women and children.

The network has over 100 members from 46 different European states, all[more]

Established in 1994, Women against Violence Europe (WAVE) is a pan-European women's non-governmental organisations working in the field of human rights of women and children by combating violence against women and children.

The network has over 100 members from 46 different European states, all working in the area of gender-based violence.

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Woman to Woman (WtW)

Shkoder, Albania

Woman to Woman (WtW) works in the field of protection of human rights, focusing on the rights of women and girls. In 2014, WtW established the Counselling Centre for Men and Boys (ZDB) to contribute to the reduction of domestic violence and safety of the victims by offering specialised services to[more]

Woman to Woman (WtW) works in the field of protection of human rights, focusing on the rights of women and girls. In 2014, WtW established the Counselling Centre for Men and Boys (ZDB) to contribute to the reduction of domestic violence and safety of the victims by offering specialised services to perpetrators.

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Affiliate Members

Besides full membership the network also provides the possibility of affiliate membership. Affiliate members do not pay a membership fee and don't have any voting rights in the Annual General Assembly.

Neli Zhekova

Neli Zhekova is a licensed psychologist and holds a Master Degree in Social and Legal Psychology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has completed the EU post graduate exchange program in Psychology at Porto University as well as the specialized training program on "Gender-based violence and domestic violence" organized by the Bulgarian Alliance for Protection against Domestic Violence. Neli had been working as a psychologist at the NGO Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation where she was counseling voluntary and court-referred domestic violence perpetrators. Additionally, she was engaged in domestic violence awareness campaigns and she also conducted several studies on domestic violence and violence against intimate partner. Currently, Neli is an active member of the recently formed working group Balkan Initiative for Work with Perpetrators.

Last changed: 29.06.2018