Women’s Alternative – Sombor

zenska-alternativa-logoWomen’s Alternative is a non-governmental, non-profit association of citizens, established in January 2001 in Sombor, and gathers women who are experts in psychology, law, medicine and social work. The organization’s mission is aimed at strengthening women and young women, encouraging them to have initiative, sensitizing the community regarding the culture of non-violence, and advancing women’s quality of life and their equal participation in society. The organization’s activities also aim at strengthening the organization itself by raising the quality of human and material resources and cooperation with other local organizations and the community. On November 21st a new SOS Line for women and children victims of violence in Vojvodina has been opened. Women’s Alternative from Sombor is one of the organizations involved in this project. Calling the 0800-10-10-10 number is free of charge, and offers professional support from 10am to 8pm each work day.