a network of over 170 European women’s NGOs working towards prevention and protection of women and children from violence. We build the capacity of our members, advocate for better legislation, conduct research and raise awareness on violence against women and girls.
training around 350 professionals to support women and girls to be free from violence.
lobbying and consulting with stakeholders in 50 initiatives every year.
gathering data on the situation women’s specialist services in 46 European countries and disseminating information.
Joint EuroCentralAsian Lesbian* Community (EL*C) Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE) Network’s position on key aspects of the European Parliament and Council of the EU position on the Proposal for a Directive on combating violence against women and domestic violence 2022/0066 (COD)
Registration for the 25th WAVE Conference ‘Institutional violence and its impact on women’s human rights across Europe’ is open
WAVE’s statement on the European Commission’s proposal for a revised Victims’ Rights Directive (VRD) – Directive 2012/29/EU
Ukraine information across Europe
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