Country Albania
Year 2017
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

Established by the Ministry of Justice, the Office of Coordination against Domestic Violence primarily focuses on provision of support and services for all violated women. Its functioning is based on a partnership between the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Health and Social Protection and will be the main referral of cases and problems of domestic violence with the aim of resolving them at the legislative level. It is an initiative that aims at preventing domestic violence, protecting victims of violence and addressing cases of domestic violence exhaustively through free legal counseling and proper addressing of domestic violence issues.

Source of Information

Albania's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.35