This section contains national and international resources on the subject of violence against women, including domestic violence. It includes international legal instruments, declarations and resolutions, examples of national laws to combat violence against women, as well as case law of the European Court of Human Rights and a communication from the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. Furthermore, it contains a wealth of studies and reports on violence against women prepared by the Council of Europe, the United Nations and the World Health Organisation. More information can be found under the section “links to other intergovernmental organisations”.

International Legal Instruments

Case Law

National Law

Studies and Reports