The Center for Girls was founded on April 15, 1998, on the initiative of two volunteers of SOS Helpline for Women and Children Victims of Violence. The aim of its foundation was to improve the social position of young women through their education and emancipation.
THE MISSION of the Center for Girls is to empower children, girls and women through support, education, activism and creativity.
In cooperation with the Committee for Gender Equality and Equal Opportunities, and with the support of TRAG and OAK Foundation, the activists of the Center for Girls organized a conference entitled VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN/GIRLS in the Big Hall of the City of Niš Assembly on December 7.
In the period from September 30 to November 2, the activists of the Center for Girls organized a three-day training named Increasing OCS Capacities and Public Servants' Competences for Implementing Anti-Discriminatory Policies in Niš District. Around 20 participants from different non-governmental organizations attended the training.
In the period from October 26 to October 29, the activists of the Center for Girls worked on the strategic planning in Vrnjačka Banja. The goal of the strategic planning was developing a Strategic Plan of the Center for Girls covering the period from 2016 to 2018.