From 5th-14th of November Association Georgian Youth for Europe organized youth exchange project Bluebeard and Monster about gender and domestic violence issues under the Erasmus Plus program, financed by Estonian National Agency.
Project took place in the mountain resort of Georgia-Bakuriani, Ice has melted unbelievably quickly and participants from Estonia, Hungary, Azerbaijan and Georgia become very close from the very very beginning of the project.
Nice and friendly atmosphere kept till the end of the project, project topic was very actual for every country and the participants were going deep in the activities and discussions.
Special charm of the project was mix of theoretical an and practical activities, as out of the lows and situations in their countries participants were learning self-defense techniques of Boxing, Karate and some another kinds of sports which might be useful.
Under the project there were several excursions and study visits, participants had chance to go to the local Police Station and hear situation from the head of Bakuriani Police, who answered all the questions related to the domestic and gender violence issues in this area also participant get information about the statistics of criminal situation.
Time went very quickly and the final event was organized in Tbilisi, one of the most famous traditional restaurant “Mravalzhamieri” with Georgian folk dance and music shows.
After 8 days which participants spent together it was difficult to say good bye, but with lot of tears we hope that one day we will manage to meet each other somewhere in the world.
Special thanks to all participants and partner organizations for creating and implementing such useful and productive youth exchange project.