stalking of women

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Definition

Form of violence against women defined as repeatedly engaging in threatening conduct directed at a woman, causing her to fear for her safety. 

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Source(s)

(1) 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;

(2) European Institute for Gender Equality – EIGE (2014). Administrative data sources on gender-based violence against women in the EU: Current status and potential for the collection of comparable data.

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1391