Country Iceland
Year 2010
Type of Measure Health > Training
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


There are mandatory courses which include lectures on violence against women provided for nurses, midwifes and psychiatrists. 

Students of other health professions, or those that want to explore the issue further, can take courses within the Department of Gender Studies within the Faculty of Social Work.  Some students also attend a course on abuse and neglect in families available at the Faculty of Social Work.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Iceland to the questionnaire on violence 2010