Country Estonia
Year 2017
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

According to amendments made to the Victim Support Act, from January 2017 the women’s support centre service has been organised by the Social Insurance Board. The service, which was previously lacking a clear system and set national funding, has become a continuously developed national service but is still carried out by women`s support centres (NGOs).

Source of Information

Estonia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.33.