The HELP online courses are interactive and visual and available for free. They cover various human rights related topics, reflecting the different areas of work of the Council of Europe.

Three courses are directly linked to the subject of violence against women and domestic violence. 

You will find below a description and the link to access the online courses.


Violence against women and domestic violence

Developed in co-operation with the Gender Equality Division of the Council of Europe

Published: November 2017
Length: approximately 12 hours
Modules:

  1. Introduction
     
  2. Understanding violence against women and domestic violence
     
  3. International and European legal framework
     
  4. Overcoming barriers / access to Justice
     
  5. Criminal justice response I – Investigation and pre-trial
     
  6. Criminal justice response II – Trial and sentencing
     
  7. Civil justice response
     

Alternative dispute resolution

 Access the HELP course "Violence against women and domestic violence"


Access to justice for women

Developed jointly with the Gender Equality Division and the HELP Programme of the Council of Europe, under the Partnership for good governance project “Strengthening access to justice for women victims of violence in the six Eastern partnership countries”

Published: November 2018
Length: approximately 10 hours
Modules:

  1. Introduction to the concept of access to justice
     
  2. International and European legal framework
     
  3. Discrimination on the grounds of sex and gender
     
  4. Avoiding gender stereotyping
     
  5. Practical guidance to improve women’s access to justice
     
  6. Gender sensitive approach to the practice of law

 Access the HELP course "Access to justice for women"


Violence against women and domestic violence for law enforcement

Published: December 2021
Length: approximately 6 hours
Modules

  1. Introduction
     
  2. Understanding violence against women and domestic violence
     
  3. Effective law enforcement responses in addressing violence against women and domestic violence
     
  4. Assessing risk of violence against women and domestic violence

 Access the HELP course "Violence against women and domestic violence for law enforcement"