It further pledges to improve access to justice for vulnerable women, survivors of domestic violence, by eliminating unaffordable court fees and by enhancing free legal aid services.It will undertake regular awareness-raising and educational campaigns to make violence against women socially unacceptable and involve men and boys in combating violence against women and girls.
The Government commits to strengthen legal measures in order to guarantee a protective environment for women and children who are the victims of violence.
Recently, two new laws have strengthened the fight against domestic violence: a law on the temporary banning of a violent partner from the home in case of domestic violence, and another law enables persons bound to professional secrecy to inform the public prosecutor when they are faced with a victim of domestic violence.
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | L | M | N | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | Afghanistan commits to proper implementation of laws and accountability of State actors to end violence against women The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan commits to ensuring the laws of the country are not misapplied and only those found guilty of defined crimes are punished, and that Government actors, including police and prosecutors, are held responsible for the correct application of laws.
Albania commits to implement laws, make justice accessible for survivors and engage men and boys in prevention efforts The Government of Albania commits to implement the criminal code, introduce further amendments and ensure sensitization and training of members of the judiciary, to address violence against women and girls.
In order to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach to preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, a Strategy to implement the Convention will be developed.
The strategy will include the substantive issues of the Convention and define the strategic direction and specific strategic programs to address violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina.The fight against intimate partner violence and other forms of domestic violence requires an integrated approach.Belgium commits itself to carry on the development of strategies of coordinated and integrated intervention and to continue to support the official national bodies responsible for the coordination, implementation, follow-up and the evaluation of relevant policies.The first stage of this campaign is promoting the recently launched toll-free hotline for victims of domestic violence.The Government of Belarus commits to develop a comprehensive national system of response to gender violence, which will include increased number of crisis rooms and improved medical, social and legal services for survivors and measures to combat male aggressive behaviour.Algeria COMMITS to roll out comprehensive plan of action to end violence against women and girls Algeria is committed to continue efforts to collect, analyse and regularly disseminate national data on the prevalence of violence against women and girls, its causes and consequences.