Conference „Vorwärts, Rückwärts, Seitwärts - Ran!“ ("Forward, backward, sideways - go!")
The multi-country conference is a public and interdisciplinary platform to enhance the discussion on "Violence against women and children, to analyse autonomous feminist principles, to revise anti-violence policies and the social causes of violence. Also possible changes of male violence from today's perspective will be critically analyzed.
Given the parallel developments in legislation and in the women's domestic work it was considered necessary to increase cooperation through networking and implement a continuous exchange. The Congress is an opportunity to discuss and compare recent developments in anti-violence sector in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein and to formulate concrete demands on politics and society.
Aims and objectives
To increase awareness on violence against women and children through a multi-country conference, to strenghten the women shelters, to elaborate national and international recommendations and participate in the development of protection measures at European level.
Association of Autonomous Austrian Women’s Shelters AÖF (Verein Autonome Österreichische Frauenhäuser, associations of shelters from Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein
Stakeholder, Firstname: Maria
Stakeholder, Family name: Rösslhumer