Country Romania
Year 2008
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In Romania, there are 40 counselling centres for domestic violence victims, and 56 shelters for the victims, out of which 28 are public, 15 are organized in public and private partnership, and 13 are private. The capacity of the shelters is 540 places for adult victims and their children (1 place in a shelter for every 40,000 inhabitants).The governmental budgetary planning for the next year provides for more funding to develop services in support to the victims of domestic violence in all 42 counties and rural areas, as well as to organize training programs, raising awareness campaigns and data collection.

Source of Information

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