She has been part of the National Network since its establishment in 2010 as a coordinator. She has been the Executive Director since 2011 when the Network was registered as a legal entity. Graduated from the University “St. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje – Institute of Psychology. Additionally, she has completed education for psychotherapy and became certified psychotherapist – psychodramatist and family counselor.
She joined the civil sector in 2008 as a service provider for women victims of domestic violence, i.e. individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, as part of the team of the Macedonian Center for Women’s Rights – Shelter Center Skopje. In addition to working directly with women victims of violence, she works on research and numerous analyses is the author of several publications in the field of violence against women and gender equality, is a member of several working groups to create legislation related to violence against women and domestic violence. She is a member of the National Coordinating Body for Violence against Women and Domestic Violence.
She has been engaged in the National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence since 2018 and is in charge of managing the overall financial operations of the organization, including the project budgets. She has upgraded her experience through working on projects implemented by the Network office. She has many years of previous work experience in the non-governmental sector (Independent Trade Union of Journalists and Media Workers). She has attended a number of trainings on financial and administrative work and management organized by other organizations and as part of the private sector.
She completed her undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Philology at Ss. Cyril and Methodius, at the Department of English Language and Literature, and is fluent in English. She also works as a translator from Macedonian to English and vice versa.
She has been working in the field of violence against women and domestic violence since 2013 Starting as a Manager/Social Worker in the First Family Center of the City of Skopje and continuing as a project coordinator in the program for gender-based violence in HERA. She bases her professional experience on working directly with women and children victims of violence as a service provider, researcher and author of several publications in the field of violence against women and gender equality; she is a member of several working groups to create and adopt legislation related to violence against women and domestic violence and has long-term work experience in advocacy and cooperation with relevant institutions at local and national level.
She completed her master studies at the University of Zagreb in the field of “Psychosocial approach to social work” and completed her undergraduate studies in Skopje as a Graduate Social Worker at the Institute of Social Work and Social Policy at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius ”in Skopje.
Ana Avramoska Nushkova
She has been part of the team of the Executive Office of the Network since the beginning of 2019 at the position of Project Assistant. In addition, she is engaged as a legal advisor to provide direct assistance and support to women victims of violence and domestic violence. Since the beginning of 2020, she has been taking the role of a project coordinator. She has been involved in research, analysis, monitoring reports conducted by the office, and is the author of several publications in the field of violence against women and domestic violence.
She has been involved in the non-governmental sector since the beginning of 2017 as a legal advisor at the Youth Center “I want to know” -HERA in the municipality of Shuto Orizari where she provided assistance, support, legal advice and information to marginalized communities, with a special focus on Roma women and protection of their sexual and reproductive rights, as well as social and health rights. Additionally, she worked on the protection and prevention of discrimination against Roma women in accessing health services.
She is a law graduate from the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius-Justinian I in Skopje with a bar exam. She has participated in many trainings and seminars related to the subject of gender equality, discrimination and gender-based violence.
Sandra Dukovska Novkovska
She completed her undergraduate studies in Skopje as a Graduate Psychologist at the Institute of Psychology at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius”. She has enrolled in postgraduate studies in Human Resource Management at the Institute for Sociological and Political-Legal Research at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius ”in Skopje. She has completed education in psychotherapy at the Association for Psychodrama “JL Moreno” -Skopje.
She has a special license to perform a psychological activity in the field of psychology of health-psychotherapy.
In the field of violence, he has been cooperating with the non-governmental sector since 2010 as a psychologist in the NGO “For a Happy Childhood”, providing psychological support and counseling to victims of human trafficking until 2012, and from 2012 until 2021 worked as an educator/caregiver/psychologist in SOS Children’s Village with children without parents and parental care. In 2014, as an external collaborator of the NGO “Crisis Center Hope” -Skopje, she provided psychological support and counseling to victims of domestic violence, and from 2016 until 2018 provided services as a psychotherapist in the First Family Center of the City of Skopje focusing her work on counseling children and families victims of domestic violence. She has participated in many trainings and seminars that covered topics related to the area of violence.