protective measures

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1332

Definition

Legislative and other measures aimed to protect victims as well as their families and witnesses from any further form of violence and re-victimisation or secondary victimisation, at all stages of investigations and judicial proceedings.

See also: victim; survivor

Source(s)

Council of Europe (2011). Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and its Explanatory Memorandum. Council of Europe Treaty Series No 210.

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