Measures for the protection and support of victims of gender-based and domestic violence

  • Information on victims’ rights
  • Focus on the needs and rights of child witnesses
  • Protection or restraining orders
  • Emergency barring orders
  • Safe custody and visitation rights for children
  • Free telephone helplines / internet helplines
  • Support services
  • Shelters
  • Rape crisis or sexual violence reception centres
  • Report violence to the relevant authorities
  • Regional or international complaint mechanisms