Country Italy
Year 2007
Type of Measure Budgets > Government allocation
Form of Violence Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Art. 1, paragraph 1261, Law No. 296 / 2006 (Finance Act for 2007), for the first time established a fund for policies relating to human rights and equal opportunities, available to the Minister for Equal Opportunities for each of the years 2007, 2008, 2009. Part of the resources of that Fund were earmarked for the creation of a National Fund against sexual and gender violence, for the establishment of a National Observatory, and to finance the action provided for the National action plan against sexual and gender violence.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Italy to the questionnaire on violence against women, June 2009