The portal supports the recently established national network of NGOs active in prevention of violence against women as well as domestic violence. This enhances the overall transparency of the work of the CSO dealing with Domestic Violence (DV) and Gender Based Violence and enables efficient information sharing with other involved stakeholders, relevant Ministries, public institutions, as well as the broad public.
The network’s mission is establishing coordinated actions of civil organizations in order to improve the policies and practices for dealing with the problem of violence against women and domestic violence. The network aims at recognizing women's human rights and their promotion in Macedonia.
Specific tasks of the project:
- Process analysis and identification of user needs and requirements
- Design and implementation of an appropriate content management architecture for the bi-lingual web portal;
- Design and consultancy about the information architecture of the portal;
- Training and consultation to CSO Network representatives to enable them to efficiently operate, update and manage the web site;
- Website management and services for updating/uploading contents and implementation of new functionalities.
Aims of the portal:
- Information about the work of the CSO Network;
- Up-to-date information on on-going Network initiative and activities;
- Promoting the awareness rising regarding the domestic violence issues, and gender-based violence in general;
- A repository for relevant strategic documents, manuals, publications, newsletter;
- A forum for answering questions and communication with the public;
- An educational facility for the interested audience;
- An internal coordination tool for the Network members i.e. contain separate section accessible to members only.
Implemented functionalities: fully functional design, editing interface, content and document management, database of publications/documents, photo gallery, links, news, membership options, full text advanced search, RSS feeds, mailing unction, sharing function, embedded videos.
Platform: Joomla CMS on Linux (Apache, MySQL, PHP).
Hardware Platform: Intel based
Database Platform / CMS : MySQL / Joomla 1.5.18
Operating System: Suse Linux Enterprise Ed.