International Policy and Research

International Policies and Conventions

CoE Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention)

http://www.coe.int/en/web/conventions/full-list/-/conventions/treaty/210

Council of Europe, Combating Violence Against women. Minimum standards for support services.

http://www.coe.int/t/dg2/equality/domesticviolencecampaign/Source/EG-VAW-CONF(2007)Study rev.en.pdf

EU Victims Rights Directive

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32012L0029

International Research

Women Against Violence Europe. (2015) WAVE Country Report 2014. Vienna: WAVE.

Available at: http://www.wavenetwork.org/sites/default/files/WAVE%20Country%20Report%202014_Final_02.07.15.pdf

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. (2014). Violence against women: an EU-wide survey – Main results. (2014).

Available at: http://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra-2014-vaw-survey-main-results-apr14_en.pdf

Council of Europe. Chart of signatures and ratifications of the Istanbul Convention by member states of the Council of Europe.

Available at: http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/Commun/ChercheSig.asp?NT=210&CM=1&DF=&CL=ENG

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.

Available at: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/85239/1/9789241564625_eng.pdf?ua=1

World Health Organisation. (2013) Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women: WHO clinical and policy guidelines. Geneva: World Health Organisation.

Available at: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/85240/1/9789241548595_eng.pdf?ua=1

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.

Available at: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/44350/1/9789241564007_eng.pdf?ua=1

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.

Available at: http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/violence/24159358X/en/