YEKATERINBURG, February 19 (RAPSI, Alena Savelyeva) – A co-author of a bill aimed to put in place mechanisms of prevention of domestic violence, rights activist Alena Popova has proposed to create a common database of best practices in the sphere of prevention of violence against women.

Addressing the participants of the seminar on interdepartmental cooperation aimed at the development of regional models to be used to prevent and fight violence against women and domestic violence in the city of Yekaterinburg, Popova put forward an idea to study and collect to the single database successful practices developed by the authorities and non-profits Russia’s regions implement to fight domestic violence.

The event is a joint project of Russia’s Human Rights Commissioner, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, as well as the Council of Europe with contributions on the part of the Foreign Ministry of Russia.

The seminar is a component of the project on cooperation in implementation of the National Action Strategy in the interests of women for years 2017 through 2022 is aimed at the prevention of social deprivation of women and violence against them, as well as at the involvement of women in social and political activities.

The first such a seminar was held in the town of Astrakhan last April.