RespectWATCH: Developing an Advocacy Strategy and WatchDog Mechanisms to esnure Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) in Cyprus

Call: Protecting and Promoting EU rights and values
Project Duration: 12 months
Budget: 59.087,7€
Country: Cyprus
Location: National level (Cyprus) & Croatia

This project addresses the need for systematic monitoring and watchdog procedures for maternity care violations. The overall objective of the project is to establish a sustainable National Advocacy and Watchdog mechanism that will enable BF and its allies to monitor to what extent perinatal care is delivered with respect, involving the woman-client as an active agent in the process. This will be achieved through: establishing tools, systems, and procedures, to systematically record, code, analyze as to identify patterns and gaps, and advocate for redressing those gaps through reporting and recommendations to stakeholders.

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The project will benefit women and expecti It will benefit human rights activists, NGOs, and other WatchDog bodies, health professionals, including midwives, nurses and doctors.

Funded by the European Union. 
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