Country Malta
Year 2018
Type of Measure Health > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

An Inter-Agency Protocol regarding Adult Victims of Domestic Violence between the Domestic Violence Services, Għabex Shelter, Out of Hours Emergency Services, Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Team and Support-line 179 within the Foundation for Social Welfare Services (FSWS) and Primary Health Care was created to ensure collaborative working relationships and full cooperation between services. This collaboration is envisaged to offer an effective and efficient service as well as protection to adult victims of domestic violence. This protocol also clarifies the respective roles of workers within these respective organisations and enhances the coordination between the two entities involved.

Source of Information

Malta's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.48

For more information: Full Cooperation: Zero Violence- Final Report