MARTA Centre

MARTA Centre is a civil society organization in Latvia that works to achieve equality between women and men, girls and boys. They provides support to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking by providing social services, psychological assistance and legal assistance. 

MARTA Centre is also developing efficient methods in providing support to women and children, as well as educating stakeholders such as government officials, police, social workers and judges to help them understand why victims of violence and trafficking have difficulties to stand up for their rights.

The association also pursues violence and sexual exploitation prevention by working with youth and men, and relentlessly advocates for gender equality engaging both the political arena and the broader society to bring about the necessary structural changes.