Resources

On this page, you will find a list of different resources such as fact sheets, brochures, leaflets, reports and useful links. These resources are relevant for network members, European stakeholders, NGOs and civil society working on preventing and combatting gender-based and domestic violence in Europe.

Here you will find: 

Guidance and recommendations

Handbook: How to take into account the rights and needs of Roma women when working to prevent and combat gender-based violence

The handbook is part of the project: “Stepping up efforts to prevent and combat violence against Roma women and women from minority groups facing discrimination, marginalisation and exclusion.” The project was implemented by The European Institute (EI) Foundation and the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security. Involved parties has been the Council of Europe, the Bulgarian National Police General Directorate and Kilden genderresearch.no. 

The handbook is financed by the EEA and Norway Grants Home Affairs Programme in Bulgaria. 

Read the news article: A new handbook to include Roma women: “Nothing about us, without us”

GREVIO General Recommendation No. 1 on the digital dimension of violence against women

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Good practice Guidance on integrated policies against gender-based and domestic violence

The guidance is funded by the EEA and Norway Grants. The guidance is part of a bilateral cooperation between Romania and Norway, in collaboration with Portugal, in the context of the Romanian EU presidency in 2019.

Fact sheets and brochures

Factsheets on ECtHR case-law on Gender-based Violence against Women

The CoE European Court of Human Rights Press Service compiles factsheets by theme on the Court’s case-law and pending cases. The factsheets on Gender Equality and Violence against women were updated through April 2021 and can be found below, together with the factsheet on Domestic violence from November 2020: 

Domestic and gender-based violence 2014-2021 — Factsheet

Factsheet on the EEA and Norway Grants support to countering domestic and gender-based violence in the 2014-2021 funding period.

Read: Domestic and gender-based violence 2014-2021 — Factsheet (pdf) 

Brochure: Towards a Europe free from violence against women and girls

Background: This leaflet was made by Kilden genderresearch.no in 2019 as part of a bilateral project between Romania and Norway in collaboration with Portugal.

Read: Towards a Europe free from violence against women and girls (pdf)

See also Infographics: The Four Pillars of the Istanbul Convention (pdf)

Leaflets 

General leaflet on the Istanbul Convention

Read: Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence 

Leaflet: Questions and answers on the Istanbul Convention

Read: The Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence: Questions and answers

Reports and other publications

Report: Feasibility of the SYNERGY Network against Gender-based and Domestic Violence

This report (2023) provides insights into how the SYNERGY Network against Gender-based and Domestic Violence could be strengthened in the next programme period

Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Women's access to justice

This report (2022) explores the impact of Covid-19 restrictions on women’s access to justice in Europe, with particular attention to Eastern Partnership countries.

EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 – Blue Book: Domestic and Gender-based Violence Blue Book

The EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 – Blue Book: An overview of supported programme areas is a comprehensive introduction to the 2014-2021 funding period of the EEA and Norway Grants. 

This excerpt from the blue book presents programme area 22, Domestic and gender-based violence.

Read: EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 – Blue Book: Domestic and Gender-based Violence Blue Book

Read: The EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 – Blue Book: An overview of supported programme areas 

Read more about the EEA and Norway Grants here

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