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New social service for women and children victims of domestic violence

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The Sofia City Council, jointly with the Animus Foundation presented the launch of a new social service “Legal clinic” for women and children, victims of domestic violence, the Bulgarian news agency BTA reports. The new social service will provide them with legal and psychological support free of charge, as well as information on social issues. This will be made available via an Animus Foundation hotline, as well as all possible Sofia municipality contact forms, including the contact centre.

Besides the social service, the second safe house in Sofia is to open doors in October, where ten women and their children can be accommodated for a period of up to six months.

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