Organization: MARTA - Resource Center for Women
Project: Zero Tolerance for Abuse of Children
Location: Riga, Latvia
Target group: Children who are victims of abuse and exploitation
The Marta center provides free legal and psychological support for women who are victims of domestic violence. The project is allowing the organization to expand its work to include children who are victims of sexual abuse. By developing a teamwork model for social workers, psychologists and lawyers, child victims of sexual abuse and their non-abusive family members receive help to diminish the consequences of their trauma.