Measures for the prosecution of perpetrators include

  • Dissuasive sanctions for perpetrators
  • Effective public prosecution
  • Consideration of aggravating circumstances
  • Protection of child victims and witnesses
  • Coordinated risk assessment
  • No victim blaming
  • Secure victims’ right to privacy
  • Secure victims’ right to information and support
  • Victims’ protection during investigative and juridical proceedings
  • Legislation criminalising violence against women
  • Effective police investigation