Dili, 24 May 2021 – Together with ACbit and FONGTIL, AJAR hosted a five-day training on learning processes and transformative justice approaches and strategies to increase the women’s access to justice. During the trainings, experiences from local and international experts on abuse prevention and trauma support were also shared related to their work in combating violence against women and girls.
Participants learned about the following topics:
- The legal framework on ending violence against women and girls in Timor-Leste and exchange with other countries on approaches on transforming law
- empowering women and violence prevention methods
- Trauma support method in the local community.
The training also featured guest speakers from local NGOs such as ALFeLa, Pro-Ema, Fokupers, and a local consultant on trauma healing, with support from international guest speakers from AJAR who have valuable experiences in Transitional Justice mechanisms.