Country Romania
Year 2018 - 2021
Type of Measure Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The general and specific objectives of the National Strategy on Promoting Gender Equality and Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence 2018-2021 are as follows:
- Developing the capacity of local public administration authorities to intervene in the preventing and combating of domestic violence cases;
- The implementation at national level of the integrated Information System for registration, reporting and management of domestic violence cases;
- Increasing efficiency in combating domestic violence crimes;
- Stimulating the institutions with attributions in the field of preventing and combating domestic violence in order to develop, in partnership actions of prevention of the domestic violence phenomenon;
- Continuous professional training of specialists working in the field of domestic violence (social worker, police officer, doctor/ forensic doctor, psychologist, prosecutor, judge);
- Rehabilitation of the victim and/or the domestic aggressor who has been subjected to criminal proceedings in criminal matters and against whom non-custodial measures or punishments have been pronounced through integrated and complementary activities, information, counselling, psychotherpay and other therapies in order to increase the autonomy and awareness of the social value of the individual, the development of responsibility and the regaining of social skills; and; 
- Continuing the funding process for the establishment of new units for preventing and combating domestic violence. 

Source of Information

Romania's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.4-5

For more information: The National Strategy regarding the promotion of equal opportunities and treatment between women and men and preventing and combating domestic violence for the period 2018-2021 and Baseline Evaluation Report- Romania (2022)