Country Denmark
Year 2008
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In 2008 the Danish Government introduced new paragraphs in the Act of Social Service requiring municipalities to appoint advisors to victims of violence (women with children). After the women and children's stay at a Shelter for battered women, the advisors assist them into a new life in relation to housing, work, schools, daycare for the children etc.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Denmark to the questionnaire on violence against women