Country Ireland
Year 2017
Type of Measure Perpetrators Programme
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

From 2017 onwards, under the Second National Strategy on Sexual, Domestic and Gender-based Violence, roll-out began of a uniform national domestic violence intervention programme, the Choices Programme. This programme works with men who engage in domestic abuse and provides support to their partners/ex-partners. It involves a number of different components including one to one work, group work and partner support work. Choices is currently being delivered in 18 site locations across the State by the three organisations mentioned above. Annual state funding of approximately €950,000 is being made available in 2019 to support the programme.

Source of Information

Ireland's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.58

For more information: Choices Programme