Country Sweden
Year 2008
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data, Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The National Centre for Knowledge on Men's Violence Against Women based at Uppsala University offers educational programs for professionals within health care services, the judicial system and local agencies. The Centre has been commissioned by the government to increase knowledge of men's violence against women in Sweden, and to develop methods for the treatment and care of women subjected to violence.

Source of Information

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