Country Denmark
Year 2008
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Trafficking

Brief Description

Objective 11: No women or men should be trafficked to Denmark
The government‟s aim is that no women or men are trafficked to Denmark. Human trafficking is globally one of the most lucrative forms of crime and victims of trafficking are subject to immense cruelty. In Denmark victims of trafficking are primarily women.

Objective 12: Women and men should not be subject to violence in intimate relations
The government will not accept that women and men are victims of violence in intimate relations. The government and the political parties are behind the political agreement on the”Satspuljen”. In 2009 DKK 35 million have been set aside to a National Strategy 2009-2012 to combat violence in intimate relations in order to continue the effort to combat domestic violence. The National Strategy aims at contributing to reducing the number of women, men and children who are victims of violence in intimate relations and ensure that victims receive adequate help and support.

Full Text

National Plan on Gender Equality

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Denmark to the questionnaire on Beijing +15, 2009