Campaign on the rights of woman survivors of violence and their children to access support and protection 

Portugal picks winner for the Youth Video Award!



For the Youth Video Award in Portugal, AMCV launched a website to inform potential participants of the goals of the Award and how    to submit their videos. AMCV received 9 different videos and the ceremony where the winner was presented, was held on December 19th 2016. The jury consisted of 5 people: Alexandra Silvia (PpDM), Margarida Medina Martins (AMCV), Sílvia Vermelho João Barba (Duvideo) and finally, Ana Paula Almeida (writer and journalist. The jury awarded the 3 best videos and chose the winning video. The winning video is named “Atitude em Movimento” (Attitude in Motion), made by Joana do Mar Ferreira Machado. The video can be watched here.

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Press Release for the Campaign Launch in Portugal

On 31 May 2016, with the support of UN Women Orange Day, AMCV Association of Women against Violence disseminated a national press release raising awareness about the Step Up! Campaign, and also published the press release on social media, on their website.

The Step Up! Campaign had a successful public launch in Portugal!

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Portugal launches new Youth Video Award Website

Portugal is one of the six countries competing in the EU-wide Step-Up! Youth Video Awards. Recently, they have launched a website to inform potential participants of the goals of the Youth Video Award and how to submit their videos. Portugal will be accepting video submissions until October 30, 2016. For more information (in Portugese) about the Youth Video Award, visit