The center "Gera," a regional noncommercial organization that works in the area of sexual and reproductive health invites youth, students, physicians, teachers, psychologists, social workers, representatives of crisis and rehabilitation centers, the staff of other social organizations, and volunteers to its educational seminars.
The topics include:
- Family planning and contemporary methods of contraception.
- Preventing sexually transmitted diseases.
- Preventing HIV/AIDS.
- Rape and the rehabilitation of rape victims.
- Self-esteem training for woman.
- Domestic violence.
- Self-defense for women.
The trainings and seminars are offered by Iurii Sarankov, a psychiatrist, psychotherapist, and sexuality expert, and Lola Karim, a Candidate in medical sciences and an obstetrician/gynecologist.
Last updated: January 1997
A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).