Country Israel
Year 2008
Type of Measure Justice > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence

Brief Description

In order to ensure professionalization of the attorneys assigned to violence cases, attorneys take part in continuing educational programs on the subject of violence (domestic, sexual, physical etc.), on the subject of interrogation of sex offenders, protection of the public against sex offenders, feminism, and safeguarding and support of victims throughout the process.

In 2008, special training courses on the subject of domestic violence, and a seminar (consisting of 12  three hour meetings) on the subject of accompaniment and support of victims of sexual violence, were held.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Israel to the questionnaire on violence against women, February 2009