This mapping provides information on specialized services in different European countries provided to women who are victims of violence, such as: help lines, shelters and women´s centres. The data have been obtained through a questionnaire that was sent to 46 countries in Europe. The report gives an overview on the situation of data collection and identifies some current trends, opportunities and challenges. It aims to evaluate whether the services’ provision in these countries meets the need of women survivors of violence, operating to ensure the full respect of women’s rights.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.