National strategy for the elimination of violence against women (approved by Resolution n° 1330 of 22 December 2006) and plan of implementing measures (2007-2009)
Nutiramas del valstybines smurto pries moteris mazinimo strtegijos ir jos Įgyvendinimo priemoniu 2007−2009 metu plano patvirtinimo
The Government of the Republic of Lithuania has approved, by Resolution No 1330 of 22 December 2006 (Valstybes zinios (Official Gazette) No 144-5474, 2006), a National Strategy for Elimination Violence against Women (hereinafter referred to as the Strategy) and a Plan of Implementing Measures 2007-2009. The aim of this long-tem Strategy is to reduce, in a consistent, complex and systematic manner, and on the national level, domestic violence against women. In general the Strategy is based on the 3P approach - prevention, protection and prosecution. The main priorities of the Strategy are: improvement of the legal framework in the field of combating violence against women; analysis of the situation in the field of domestic violence against women; effective prevention of domestic violence against women; provision of a complex set of assistance to victims of domestic violence against women; sanctions against perpetrators; strengthening of institutional capacities.
The goals of the Strategy have been set for the period until 2015, and measures for the implementation of the Strategy will be developed every three years. The first plan of measures covers the period of 2007-2009.
Government of the Republic of Lithuania
Website of the Parliament (Seimas) of the Republic of Lithuania, http://www3.lrs.lt/pls/inter3/dokpaieska.showdoc_l?p_id=306081