Country Cyprus
Year 2008
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data, Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description


The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) has prepared the Resource Book entitled Date Rape Cases among Young Women: Strategies for Support and Prevention. The resource book is a result of the transnational project "Date Rape Cases among Young Women and the Development of Strategies for Support and Prevention", funded under the Daphne II Program, European Commission. The resource book incorporates the results of a research study conducted by all partner organizations as well as good practice examples for support and prevention of date rape and sexual assault, as well as policy recommendations and strategies on the national and EU levels. 

The main aim of the project was to measure the prevalence and incidence of date rape among female college students, in the partner countries and assess the attitudes, behaviors and level of awareness among beneficiaries and target groups. The project also promoted awareness and made policy recommendations for prevention of date rape and support to victims. The project was implemented in partnership with the Institute for Equality (Greece), the Coalition for Gender Equality in Latvia (Latvia), the University of Malta (Malta), and the Women's Issues Information Centre (Lithuania) (2008).

Full Text

Resource Book: Date Rape Cases among Young Women and the Development Of Good Practices for Support and Prevention

Source of Information

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