WAVE strives in this country report 2008 “A Right for Protection and Support” now to provide a reality check on services and women’s help services for women and their children affected by violence in Europe, as well as to collect relevant statistics and data concerning the prevalence of violence against women. Is it a postcode-lottery for women affected by violence to find specific and empowering women’s help services, for getting a safe place and accurate support? How much are ideals in the form of international recommendations, signed by EU and CoE member states implemented, and what still needs to be done? These are the questions this country report aims toclarify. The overview on women’s help services and the situation on violence against women aim to be a source for various target groups such as NGOs and policy makers.
Download the 2008 Country Report.