International Policies and Conventions
CoE Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention)
Council of Europe, Combating Violence Against women. Minimum standards for support services.
EU Victims Rights Directive
Women Against Violence Europe. (2015) WAVE Country Report 2014. Vienna: WAVE.
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. (2014). Violence against women: an EU-wide survey – Main results. (2014).
Council of Europe. Chart of signatures and ratifications of the Istanbul Convention by member states of the Council of Europe.
World Health Organisation. (2013) Global and regional estimates of violence against women: prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non partner sexual violence. Geneva: World Health Organisation.
World Health Organisation. (2013) Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women: WHO clinical and policy guidelines. Geneva: World Health Organisation.
World Health Organization & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. (2010) Preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women: taking action and generating evidence. Geneva: World Health Organization.
United Nations (2009) 15 years of the United Nations SR on violence against women its causes and consequences (1994-2009): a critical review. Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Yakin Ertürk: addendum. USA: UN Human Rights Council.
UNICEF (2006) Behind Closed Doors: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children. New York: United Nations.
Available at: http://www.unicef.org/media/files/BehindClosedDoors.pdf
World Health Organisation. (2005) WHO Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence against Women. Geneva: World Health Organisation.