Country Norway
Year 2011
Type of Measure Social services > Psycho-social counselling, Budgets > Government allocation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Service for Victims of Crime is government funded and it provides support, advice, guidance, information on rights, and assistance in contacting the regular support system, if necessary. The Service for Victims of Crime also provides information on procedures in reporting a crime to the police, advice and guidance in claims for compensation, assistance in claiming criminal injuries, compensation from the state, information on the formal procedures in criminal prosecution, and assistance to witnesses who are going to testify in court. Regional offices of the Service for Victims of Crime are found in 14 Norwegian cities, spread out all across the country.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Norway to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011