Red Flags

As part of this year’s #16daysofactivism, we launched the “Red Flags” campaign, a campaign aimed at people at the beginning of relationships. We can learn together to prevent forms of violence, harassment, coercion and manipulation by paying attention to the signs from the first dates. The first date can tell us a lot about the […]


The fight against domestic violence is not a women’s mission

The fight against domestic violence is not a women’s mission Information and awareness campaign against gender-based violence in Romania Necuvinte Association in partnership with the Romanian Police and the Embassy of the State of Israel in Romania launches the campaign “The fight against domestic violence is not a mission of women”. Campaign supported by Alka […]

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“Healthy relationships” Guide launch

Within the project “Prevention of sexual assault and recruitment of adolescents through social networks” funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Romania, Necuvinte Association together with the Romanian Police created the Guide “Healthy Relationships”. The educational partner of the project is the National Council of Students. The material is intended for […]


“Inequality through teenagers lens” art exhibition

The exhibition took place on September 26 and 27, at the M60 Space, displaying a total of 26 pieces from young people from all over the country. The award ceremonation for “Inequality through the teenage lens” The winners of the exhibition: Tania Stirzu – photography Costea Mara-Bianca – drawing Lucia Vlădan – literature ‘Privilegiu’ Alexandru Antonescu […]


318 NGOs ask for explanations from the Romanian Government

Open letter to Prime Minister Ludovic Orban To the attention of the PNL group leader from the Chamber of Deputies Florin Roman, to the senators and liberal deputies Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, 318 non-governmental organizations active in the field of child protection, assistance to victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, human rights, independent or grouped […]


Bright Sky RO Launching event

On May 7, 2020, the Bright Sky RO application was officially launched. Bright Sky RO is the first app in Romania created for victims of domestic abuse with the menu in Romanian, English and Hungarian. A project created by Vodafone Foundation Romania, Necuvinte Association, Code for Romania Association and the Romanian Police. The launch was […]


The most involved NGO in promoting human rights

At MAMA Awards Gala 2020, Necuvinte Association has been  awarded with “The most involved NGO in promoting human rights” Award. We are honored to be in the company of extraordinary people and organizations that defend every day the rights of disadvantaged citizens in Romania. We thank the Council of Institutionalized Youth for this unexpected award […]


Launch of “Vorbește cu Angela”/”Ask for Angela”

On the 24th of February, during our national holiday of love, Dragobete, within Diverta Lipscani, Necuvinte Association in partnership with the General Direction of Bucharest Police, took place the launch of the prevention and awareness „Vorbește cu Angela” (Ask for Angela) campaign, which is at the moment a pilot project that is to be implemented […]


COMMA Project – The comma between women and their rights

COMMA Project was created by pro-bono involvement of everyone, guests, studio, make-up, editing. It is a project about People, Involvement, Community. We thank all those who have given us their time and expertise to give a common voice to the # 16DaysOfActivism #16GenderPerspectives! At the end of 2019, there is still a comma between women and […]


Developing Relationships with SARCs

“Developing relationships with SARCs” Dezvoltarea relațiilor cu Centrele Integrate de Sesizare a Agresiunilor Sexuale Project funded by Her Britannic Majesty’s Embassy in Romania Implementation period: January – March 2019 Total value of the project: 35.454 lei SARCs – Sexual Assault Referral Centres represents a model of integrated intervention in cases of sexual violence. The approach is focused […]


Dear Mr. Fifor, do you know what a reform means?

This letter was formally transmitted to the Ministry of Internal Affairs on August 8, 2019. Dear Mr. Fifor, The events in Caracal, Olt County, although not unique, brought to the national attention the dysfunctions of the national system of intervention and protection of the citizen, victim of crimes, the endemic corruption of the Ministry of […]


Call for immediate action from the Council of Europe

To the attention of: Council of Europe – Committee of Ministers Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian Council of Europe – Parliamentary Assembly Mrs Liliane Maury Pasquier Council Europe – Commissioner for Human Rights Mrs Dunja Mijatović   Ref:     Call for Immediate Action from the Council of Europe to Prevent the Loss of Human Lives […]


Crime Prevention Week

During the Crime Prevention Week, the Institute for Research and Crime Prevention has dedicated the domestic violence day, to the street harassment phenomenon and to the modification of the Law no. 202/2002 regarding equal chances and treatment between women and men. Therefore, today, on the 4th of June, representatives of Necuvinte Association have participated to the […]


Campaign against street harassment

Street harassment is a form of violence and is punishable by law! In our country, 8 out of 10 women say they feel unsafe on the street at night, half of them, 4 out of 10 don’t feel safe on the street during the day either, while 7 out of 10 do not expect someone […]


New members in the Women Against Violence Europe WAVE network

Starting with January this year, Necuvinte Association became member of Women Against Violence Europe WAVE. The network brings together more than 140 NGOs from 46 European countries. We feel honored to be close to organizations across Europe who are fighting for the same goal, a world where women’s and children’s rights, equal opportunity and equity will […]


NECUVINTE in dialogue with PSYCHOLOGIES magazine

January publication of Psychologies magazine was published with an interview of our colleague, Simona Voicescu, in dialogue with Iuliana Alexa, the editor-in-chief of the magazine. A discussion about aspirations, the situation of women in Romania, #metoo movement, the education and the immense capacity that women have to change their society were just a few of the themes […]


Gifts from the heart

This year we were able to rely again on our traditional partners! The delicious products from Boromir, cosmetics from Avon Cosmetics and shopping gift cards bought with the support of Asociația Work at Home Moms helped us to provide our beneficiaries a little joy around Christmas. Thank you very much for supporting us each year and helping us make the world […]


European Crime Prevention Awards

On December 6th, in Vienna took place the award ceremony for the European Crime Prevention Awards The jury analysed 20 projects that were implemented in 20 European Union countries, members of  the European Union Crime Prevention Network EUCPN. Romania, through the Romanian Police – The Institute for Research and Prevention of Criminality participated with the National Campaign […]


Ambassadors of Change through Theater and Education

Today, November 28, 2018, together with the 10th grade from the Bilingv High School “Miguel de Cervantes” in Bucharest, we organized an event aimed at raising awareness about the phenomenon of domestic violence. The event took place during the 16 days of activism and represented the staging of Mirabal sisters’ life, killed on November 25th, […]

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“Domestic Violence versus Equal Opportunities between Women and Men”

Between 25th November-10th December is celebrated the “16 days of activism against gender-based violence. On this occasion, the Equal Opportunities between Women and Men Commission, along with French Institute has organized at the Palace of Parliament a round table “Domestic Violence versus Equal Opportunities between Women and Men. Law Enforcement and Good Practices“. In the […]


Necuvinte Association the new member of FONSS – The Federation of Non-Governmental Organisations for Social Services

On October 25th, The Federation of Non-Governmental Organisations for Social Services (FONSS) invited us to participate in the General Assembly of social service specialists, which are active at national level. At the meeting, we had the opportunity to present the work of our organisation with the purpose of joining FONSS. Along with us were also accepted […]


Romanian delegation in Burgas, Bulgaria

Between October 22-24, our colleague Ana-Maria Apopei was part of the Romanian delegation in Burgas, Bulgaria. At the initiative of the British Embassy Sofia, British Embassy Bucharest and Demetra Association, officials from the Burgas region together with representatives of NGOs and social service providers in the UK, Romania and Bulgaria discussed sexual violence and effective tools for […]


Mental health: A national problem

Being invited by USR Sector 3 și USR Sector 4, we participated on October 10th to the discussion “Mental health: a national problem. Depression and anxiety“. A theme not often addressed in the current public discourse. Speakers: Simona Voicescu – President Asociația Necuvinte Bogdan Ion – President Filiala București a Colegiului Psihologilor din România Florina Presadă […]


Effective criminal justice system strategies and practices to combat gender-based violence in Eastern Europe

Between September 20 – 21, 2018, our colleague Simona Voicescu participated alongside representatives of the Romanian Police, Sensiblu Foundation, ANES, judges and prosecutors, as well as representatives from international organisations, public institutions and NGOs from Hungary and Bulgaria – partners in the project, in Vienna, at the launching event of the project “Effective Criminal Justice […]


Proposal – Public Interest Message

PUBLIC INTEREST MESSAGE: “DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT! CALL 112!” To,  The National Audiovisual Council  In the attention of, Mrs. Laura Corina Georgescu, President   Referring to: Incorporation of the public interest message in the Regulatory Code of Audiovisual Content “Domestic violence is punishable by imprisonment! Call 112! “ Dear Madam, Necuvinte Association is […]


Civil Society Gala 2018

The Civil Society Gala 2018 took place under the slogan “The Unknown Queen of the Civil Society“. In the communication campaign build under the sign of the Centenary of the Great Union, a series of today’s feminine personalities were celebrated, who continue to believe in the principles of the Queen Mary through their work in […]


Crime Prevention Week

In May 21-25, there was #CrimePreventionWeek. Thursday, May 24, was dedicated to preventing domestic violence. At the invitation of the Institute for Crime Research and Prevention within the Romanian Police, we participated at the events organised in the University Passage along with the pupils of the “Floria Capsali” Choreography High School. After the artistic moment, […]


Preventive Education at Saint Andrew School

 Today, May 18, the team of Necuvinte Association formed by Ana Maria, program manager, Andreea, psychologist and Miruna, volunteer, together with Sorin Stănică, representative of the Romanian Police, our partner, talked with over 20 students from the 5th grade from St. Andrew’s Gymnasium, Bucharest. During the discussion, the police officer told the children that their […]


National Campaign “Broken Wings” at its end

Today, February 21, 2018, Avram Iancu Hall, at the Parliament Palace, the final conference of the national campaign for the prevention of intra-family violence “Broken Wings” took place. The construction of the national campaign began in 2015 with the making of of the documentary “Broken Wings” at the Women’s Penitentiary Târgșor, which gave the name […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Sibiu

The National Caravan continued in Sibiu on December 7th in the conference hall of the Sibiu County Council starting from 2pm. The event was opened by Mrs Camelia Proca – representing Sibiu County Council and chaired by Simona Voicescu – executive director of the Association Necuvinte with Laura Vîlsan – director of DGASPC Sibiu, Stănculescu […]


We thank you, dear VOLUNTEERS!

  Every year, on December 5, we celebrate the International Volunteer Day through which we celebrate work for the benefit of others and share the values of volunteering. This year, we thanked our volunteers through the end-of-year party, which allowed us to relax and set up new activities to change the world. Thank you, dear […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Timișoara

On November 28, we arrived in Timis County, the fourteenth county that is part of the “Broken Wings” National Caravan. Starting with 13:00, in the Revolution Hall of Timis County Council, together with Necuvinte Association and the Timis County Police Inspectorate, representatives of public institutions with attributions in the field, representatives of civil society, interested […]


Crime Prevention Week at the Faculty of Sociology and Social Assistence

The thirteenth edition of the Crime Prevention Week took place between October, 2-6, this year. The police officers from the Departments for Crime Prevention, Public Order, Road Brigade, Transportation, Judiciary, and Crime Fighting, organize daily, at a national level, awareness-rising and information activities for crime prevention in Romania. Today, October 5, 2017, was dedicated to family […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Pitești

The fourth week of the National Caravan ended with the event in Pitești, the thirteenth city that is part of the “Broken Wings” National Caravan, where we stopped on September 21, at “Dinicu Golescu”  County Library, in Argeș county. The event reunited a small group of people, which contained the representatives of the County Police Inspectorate in […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Râmnicu Vâlcea

On September 20, we reached Vâlcea county, the twelfth county that is part of the “Broken Wings” National Caravan. Beginning 11 a.m., Mrs. Aurora Gherghina, sub-prefect, Mrs. Mihaela Andreianu, county adviser and chairwoman of OFL Vâlcea, and Mrs. Elena Micuț – chief of the Probation Service, as well as representatives of DGASPC, AJPIS, DJST, School Inspectorate, NGOs, and […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Slatina

The eleventh event within the “Broken Wings” Caravan took place in Slatina, at Atelierul Intercultural Victoria. Representatives of the Slatina city-hall, of DGASPC Slatina, of the non-governmental organizations, of the Probation Service, and the local press participated in the event. Unfortunately, even though the members of the Court and of the Prosecutor’s Office in Slatina were […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Craiova

The fourth week of the “Broken Wings” National Caravan began in Craiova, in Centrul Multifuncțional Craiova’s Nicolae Titulescu conference room. The Police County Inspectorate in Dolj, represented by Mr. Stanca Giucă, police chief commissioner – Department for Crime Prevention, Research and Analysis, Mr. Mihai Stoian, police chief commissioner – Chief of  the Police Patrol Department,  Mr. Cătălin Dochia, main […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Bacău

The third week of the National Caravan ended with the meeting organised in Bacău at the County Council. The debate that followed the documentary was opened by Ms. Ţîţaru Daniela, General Manager at DGASPC Bacău, who raised the problem of the victims’ metality not to leave the marital residence for the sake of the children, […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Bârlad

On August 23, at Cinema Victoria in Bârlad, the eighth event of the National Caravan was held. Necuvinte Association, together with Vaslui County Police Inspectorate, representatives of the General Directorate for Social Assistance and Child Protection, Vaslui, discussed the problems faced by Vaslui County in the field of domestic violence and identified possible solutions to improve services […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Piatra Neamț

The National Caravan started the third week in Piatra Neamt, in the Veronica Micle Hall of the “G.T Kirileanu” County Library. Next to the Necuvinte Association was the Neamţ County Police Inspectorate, represented by Mrs. Elena Bulgărea – spokeswoman; Police Commissioner Oatu Daria – Prevention Officer; Police Inspector Roman Claudia – Proximity Police Coordinating Officer […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Constanța

The “Broken Wings” national caravan reached Constanța, where a powerful debate between the representatives of the local institutions, local and national press, and Red Cross Constanța took place. The meeting took place in the Millenium Business Center’s conference room. Mrs. Carmen Șerbănescu, Police Commissioner, Chief of the Department for Crime Prevention and Analysis, Mr. Stoian […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Tulcea

The fifth event in the “Broken Wings” Caravan took place in Tulcea, and it was organized together with the Social Assistance and Social Protection Directorate, which also hosted it for three hours. The talks within the event were very educational, and they encouraged all institutions, organizations, and citizens to get involved socially. We were pleasantly […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Galați

The second week of the National Caravan started off with the event organized in Galați, in the conference room of Parcul pentru Tehnologia Informației. Representatives of the public institutions in Galați and Tecuci, with attributions in the field of domestic violence prevention, members of the civil society, and the local press participated in the event. […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Cluj-Napoca

The first week of the National Caravan ended with the event organized in Cluj-Napoca, in Hotel Victoria’s conference room. Representatives of public institutions working in the field of domestic violence prevention and control, of the civil society, and the local press participated in the event. Locally, the campaign takes place in partnership with Cluj County […]


“Broken Wings” Caravan in Oradea

The “Broken Wings” Caravan is part of the national campaign for the prevention of domestic violence with the same name implemented by Necuvinte Association in partnership with the Romanian Police, financed by Kaufland Romania. More details about the national campaign “Broken Wings” here. The second stop of the National Caravan was in Bihor county, in Oradea, where, together […]