Country Italy
Year 2016 - 2017
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

On 21 November 2016, the first meeting of the National Observatory on Violence was convened. The second meeting took place on 23 March 2017. Within the Observatory, the following 3 Working Groups (WG) have been established:
(a) WG 1 on “Legislation” — aimed at proposing amendments to the legal framework on gender-based violence (GBV);
(b) WG 2 on “Protection paths” — aimed at defining guidelines on new protection paths for victims of GBV;
(c) WG 3 on “Strategic Framework” — aimed at defining the future strategic framework of the next relevant National Action Plan against GBV.

Source of Information

Italy's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.46