Report of the Task Force on Violence Against Women
Report of the Task force on Violence against Women.
The report provides a co-ordinated response and strategy to the requests of the Government on the problem of mental, physical and sexual violence against women - with a particular focus on domestic violence. In particular the Task Force was requested to esamine existing services and supports (emergency, interim and long term) for women victims, legislation dealing with the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, make recommendations on how legislation, services and supports could be improved and made more effective, examine the causes of violence against women, make recommendations for a comprehensive preventative strategy, examine rehabilitation programmes for perpetrators of such crimes.
The Task Force was requested to have regard to public expenditure constraints in making proposals and recommendations.