Country Sweden
Year 2008
Type of Measure Justice > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Other harmful practices, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Swedish Prosecution Authority carry out mandatory training on violence against women for persons who have been appointed Public Prosecutors.

Senior Public Prosecutors specialized on Domestic Violence also receive specialized education in men's violence against women, violence and oppression in the name of honour, violence in same-sex relationships and sexual assaults and crime against children.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Sweden to the questionnaire on violence against women, January 2009