Country Cyprus
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The most recent campaign ran by the Police was conducted during the week 24-30.11.2008. The main message was "Domestic Violence is a double crime". It addressed domestic violence, violence against women, and their indirect harmful effects on bystanding children. Television and radio were the primary mediums used in the campaign. The targeted audience was married and cohabiting couples with children. The campaign was designed and launched on the occasion of the Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25th).

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Cyprus to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2008