Friday, March 20, 2009
The UN Secretary-General's database on violence against women
The UN Secretary-General's database on violence against women is "the first global 'one-stop shop' for information on measures undertaken by Member States to address violence against women in terms of legal, policy and institutional frameworks. It contains information on services for victims and survivors. You will also find relevant data on capacity-building and awareness-raising activities for public officials. It also provides data on the prevalence of violence and the criminal justice sector response to it. In this database, everyone will have access to an extensive global body of information on violence against women"