Country Norway
Year 2017
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Storting (the supreme legislature of Norway) adopted the Escalation Plan Against Violence and Abuse in 2017. The plan contains 88 measures. The main objective is to reduce the incidence of violence in close relationships, and focuses on combating violence and abuse against children and youth. The total funding amounts to approximately NOK 1 billion. The measures in the plan are intended to contribute to preventing violence, and to an improved support and treatment service for victims and perpetrators of violence, enhanced expertise in the services, and knowledge development.

Source of Information

Norway's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.61