Country Greece
Year 2007 - 2013
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Combating Violence against Women already constitutes a priority issue in the framework of the NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN FOR DEVELOPMENT 2007-2013 within the special priority axis entitled: «Reinforcement of the gender equality policy». Certain funds, which will be invested in every single region around the country, have been provided in order to allow Local Government Organizations to provide services of psychological and social counseling and develop safe shelters and other structures for the protection of victims of domestic violence.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Greece, March 2009