Country San Marino
Year 2008
Type of Measure Health > Training, Police > Training
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

In the framework of the Council of Europe Pan-European Campaign to Prevent and Combat Violence against Women, including Domestic Violence, two trainings were organized for police officers (Gendarmerie, Civil Police, Fortress Guard) and Health and social assistance workers (Emergency Unit, Basic Healthcare, Elderly and Minor Services, Home Assistance Service, Mental Health Service and Anti-Violence Hotline) to raise awareness and increase knowledge on violence against women. These trainings were attended by a hundred people and their objective was to provide basic training on violence against women and establish an integrated and effective approach to recognise, prevent and combat violence as well as provide assistance and support to the victims. These two trainings were sponsored by the Social Security Institute. Attendance was not compulsory.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of San Marino to the questionnaire on violence against women 2009