Country Malta
Year 2007 - 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Domestic Violence Commission has headed a number of awareness-raising initiatives, including activities to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women in 2007 and 2008, such as art competitions, articles in the media, television and radio programs, and the organization of a seminar entitled "Working together to combat domestic violence". This seminar was aimed at encouraging all stakeholders to work efficiently together by adopting a holistic approach to the problem. The White Ribbon Campaign which symbolises men's stand against men's violence against women has also been celebrated through the distribution of white ribbons, posters and bookmarks.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Malta to the questionnaire on violence against women, May 2009