Country Lithuania
Year 2007
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation, Social services > Psycho-social counselling
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Description: To ensure the provision of a complex set of assistance to victims of domestic violence against women, 21 projects of municipalities and/or women's non-governmental organizations were supported in 2007, and 29 such projects were supported in 2008. These projects aim at providing women who have suffered from domestic violence with safe accommodation, qualified psychological assistance, legal counseling, social assistance or other required support.

Budget: LTL 500 thousands annually were allocated in the state budget to support such projects.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Lithuania to the questionnaire on violence against women