Country Cyprus
Year 2008
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The Ministry of Education and Culture has established a special "Committee for the Protection and Prevention of Violence in the Family and Schools" dealing with violence against children. The Committee along with the Advisory Committee for the Prevention and Combating of Violence in the Family provide training and informational material to educators covering all levels of education all over the country.

Source of Information

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