Country Monaco
Year 2012 - 2013
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The Principality promotes measures to support families to help prevent domestic violence through campaigns that provide information on family mediation to professionals:

  • March 2012: “Presentation of the Family Mediation Process” organized in partnership with the Department of Education, Youth and Sport for school principals, teachers, psychologists and social workers;
  • April 2012: Conference on “Parental crisis following the birth of a first child” organized in partnership with the In-service Medical Training College of the Princess Grace Hospital for all early childhood professionals: staff of crèches, maternity and paediatric services, doctors, and psychologists in hospitals and private practice;
  • October 2012: Film/debate on “Parents’ separation through the eyes of children; advantages of family mediation” with the screening of the documentary “My parents, their divorce and me?”;
  • December 2012: Conference on “Ageing and dependence: family mediation can help”, organized in partnership with the In-service Medical Training College of the Princess Grace Hospital for all professionals working to support families dealing with ageing, disabilities or dependence;
  • May 2013: As part of “hearing the child’s voice” during the separation of their parents, a study day on the theme “The place of the child’s voice during parents’ separation” aimed at professionals involved in family disputes: judges, lawyers, child psychologists and social workers.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/17/MCO/1 para. 152