Feminist network promoting human rights of women and children

The concept and measurement of violence against women and men

According to data from the World Health Organisation violence against women is widespread; one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. This publication offers a solution to the current choice between invisibility of gender and segregation of women in the measurement of violence.

Joint Statement - on European Day for Victims of Crime

EUROPEAN DAY FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME:
DO YOU BELIEVE THAT ALL WOMEN SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO SERVICES AND JUSTICE IF THEY’VE BEEN THE VICTIM OF A CRIME?
...THEN STEP UP AND SIGN THE PLEDGE.

BRUSSELS, 22 February 2017 – Violence against women in Europe is a widespread, but under-reported, phenomenon.

EU Roadmap on Forced/Early Marriage

Prepared within the project 'EU Roadmap' for Referral Pathways on Forced/Early Marriage (FEM) for Frontline Professionals, the EU Roadmap aims to provide frontline professionals with guidance in assisting in the protection and support of (potential) victims of (FEM). Frontline professionals such as service providers working in migration centers, women's/crisis shelters, health and social services, magistrate offices and educational organizations can use this Roadmap to strengthen the multisectoral response to FEM. The EU FEM Roadmap is now available on the project website in 4 languages: http://femroadmap.eu

 

Youth Video Award - Vote for your favorite!

The pan-European Youth Video Award was created in order to bring more youth involvement to the StepUp campaign. Young people (18-25 years old), youth organizations, (film-) schools and media departments of universities were encouraged to participate actively, with the main goal of raising awareness of violence against women and encourage survivors to seek support. Seven countries took part in the Video Awards: Austria, Estonia, Italy, Finland, Macedonia, Portugal and Serbia.