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.
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