Country Cyprus
Year 2019
Type of Measure Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > One-stop centers
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The ministerial committee approved the creation of the Women’s House. The Women’s House aims at the protection, assistance and support of women victims of violence. The Women’s House will function as an interdisciplinary centre, where professionals from various disciplines and state officials such as Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, specially trained Police Officers will work under the same roof to provide appropriate support and treatment to women who are victims of violence. The services which will be provided to victims by the House include:
- Counselling and support
- Psychosocial counselling support
- Legal counselling and guidance on their rights
- Referral to the relevant services


Source of Information

Cyprus's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.23 and p.45