Open Gate – Women Lobby on Action against Violence and Trafficking in Women – La Strada Macedonia
The La Strada programme in Macedonia is implemented by the NGO "Open Gate - Women Lobby and Action against Violence and Trafficking in Women", which has been registered as an independent NGO since September 2000. In 2006 Open Gate/La Strada Macedonia created BUDNOST, national network of 12 Anti-trafficking NGOs.
Open Gate/La Strada Macedonia runs Information and Lobby programmes (the organisation is a member of the Secretariat of the National Commission that monitors and analyses the situation of human trafficking and coordinates the activities of competent institutions); Prevention and Education programmes (with a special focus on children, women and the Roma community); and Social (Direct) Assistance programmes which provide long-term (6-12 months) care for victims of trafficking, including accommodation (Open Gate/La Strada Macedonia runs the only shelter in Macedonia for nationals), medical services, legal services, anonymous consultations and advice, vocational training, and study and employment support.
Address: P.O. Box 110, 1000 Skopje
Tel: +389 2 2700 107
Fax: +389 2 2700 367