Country Romania
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


From November - December 2008 the National Agency for Family Protection, in partnership with UNFPA and UNDP representatives in Bucharest, organized a national campaign to raise awareness of violence against women. The Campaign "Women in shadow. Shadows" ran from November 25th to December 10th 2008, and tackled abuse against women. The campaign was intended to raise public awareness with a view to changing mentality, boosting self-awareness and having everybody involved in an overall change of attitude.

Source of Information

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