Helping women who suffer violence by providing them with a first reception service, economic, legal and psychological support in order to get out of conditions of serious difficulty that can put their lives at risk. This is the main objective of the anti-violence centers, such as that of Schio which is also flanked by a shelter house. For this precious and necessary activity, the Municipality will now also be able to count on a contribution of approx 77 thousand euros made available by the Veneto Region.
“Unfortunately, the issue of violence against women is always topical and support for this type of structures is essential to ensure the effectiveness of counter and prevention actions – underlines the councilor for social work -. Also this year the Region has made contributions to our anti-violence center in via Pasini and to our shelter, where not only women from Schio but from all over the Veneto are welcomed. With this sum we will finance up to December 2023 activities and expenses that also include specific awareness-raising actions through educational courses dedicated to students “.
Specifically, the 77,542.67 euros received by the Region will be allocated 31,754.58 for the management of the shelter house while for the activities of the anti-violence center 29,600.59. To the financing of the remergency reception area in hotels or accommodation facilities women and minor children who are victims of violence will be destined 14,687.50 euros. As for the educational and cultural paths to prevent gender-based violence, the Municipality undertakes to allocate 1,500 euros for the realization of two training courses for lower secondary schools.
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