Country Latvia
Year 2011 - 2013
Type of Measure Perpetrators Programme, Social services > Psycho-social counselling
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Several political documents have been passed by the Cabinet of Ministers that provide the necessity to ensure adequate social rehabilitation services for adult-victims of violence as well as perpetrators.  Necessary amendments in respective laws have been prepared by the Ministry of Welfare to provide state-funded social rehabilitation services for those two groups.  Services are planed to be in place in 2011 or 2013.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Latvia to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011