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Projects of the justice Senator of Berlin is crisis housing for queer victims of forced marriage

In Berlin for the first time caused a crisis in housing for gay and transgender victims of forced marriage and family violence. A tender will publish the Senate administration for justice and anti-discrimination on Wednesday. Specialised counselling services for the needs of lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender and inter-sex people would notice for years, "consistently", that each year up to ten queer people turn to you because they fear a forced marriage, or because they are affected by violence in the family environment because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, stated in the invitation to tender text, available to the daily mirror.

The Affected would usually leave their families, home and their social connections - so about work or study - in order to effectively protect. The Senate is aiming for this target group, therefore, the establishment of an anonymous crisis apartment with up to five seats. There, the victim should be taken care of psycho-logical and social educators. First of all, 100,000 Euro for the project are available this year, it will be beyond 2019.

Known for the case of Nasser, El-A. Berlin

what are the needs of those suffering from, made it clear a few years ago, the fate of the young Berliner's Nasser El-A.. He had already outed himself with 15 as gay, what him and his family with a woman to marry, forced wanted. His father threatened even to kill him. Nasser ran away from home - but knew where to, because the crisis centres are all geared towards girls. The case was also therefore known to the public, because Nasser finally brought his family to court. Later, the Grips-Theater to handle his story.

in fact Concerned would be put so far in the absence of start-up "as an expedient, as a private individual and friendly people", - stated in the invitation to tender - what was for all Involved a high level of risk. Therefore, is now to be a social carrier found that can build the crisis apartment and operate. The project had Red announced the Red-Green already in the coalition agreement.

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