Violence against women is rooted in women’s unequal status in society, and that status reflects the unbalanced distribution of social, political, and economic power among women and men in society. It is one of the most pervasive human rights violations of our time and a form of discrimination that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, psychological or economic harm or suffering to women.
This report was prepared for theEIGE by ICF GHK as part of the contract ‘Gender Training in the European Union: Mapping, Research and Stakeholders’ Engagement’. It maps the policies and practices of gender training in the European Union. The work on this publication was coordinated by EIGE’s Gender Mainstreaming Team.Related publication:Mapping of gender training policies and practices in the European Union: