Country Liechtenstein
Year 2008
Type of Measure Social services > Psycho-social counselling, Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Victims' Assistance Office provided for by the Victims' Assistance Act has been up and running since 1 April 2008. It offers medical, psychological, social, material, and legal assistance needed in individual cases. In cases where it cannot provide such assistance itself, it provides information on appropriate places to turn. Immediate emergency assistance is provided around the clock, and long-term assistance is likewise ensured.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/LIE/4, p.16; A/HRC/10/77, p. 15; CAT/C/LIE/3, p. 3