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DEVELOPING AND SUPPORTING MULTI-SECTORAL
POLICE REPORTING PROCEDURES TO PREVENT AND
RESPOND TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
The ARIADNE project aims to develop and support multi-sectoral cooperation between key authorities, services and organizations involved, to prevent and respond to domestic violence against women. Specific objectives of the project are:
- To promote the protection of victims of domestic violence, through the creation of relationships of trust with police authorities.
- To enhance networking between police authorities and organizations and support structures for women, victims of domestic violence.
- To support police officers in handling cases of domestic violence, through a targeted action plan and relevant tools.
Identification of existing beliefs and attitudes of first-line police officers and women, victims of domestic violence, as far as police reporting procedures are concerned.
Measuring existing level of multi-sectoral cooperation between police authorities and key stakeholders involved in supporting women, victims of domestic violence.
Development of tools
Development of a targeted police reporting form of cases of domestic violence against women.
Development of an e-networking platform between police stations and shelters and counselling centers in 4 Regional Units across Greece.
Training of 150 first – line police officers on reporting and referral of incidents of domestic violence against women
Implementation of 15 training seminars and 15 workshops, based on the innovative educational methods of context based learning.
Use of the developed targeted police reporting form, as well as of the e-networking platform between police stations and counseling centers and shelters for women, victims of domestic violence by all trained police officers in 4 Regional Units across the country (Attica, Thessaly, Epirus and Central Macedonia).
Impact assessment – Development of Public Policy Recommendations
Impact assessment, focusing on the behavioral change of the trained police officers, who participated in the activities of the project.
Development of Public Policy Recommendations on the need to prevent and respond to domestic violence against women and submission to the Greek State and the International Community.
- Trained police officers (who have frequent encounters with women victims of domestic violence), possessing multi-disciplinary knowledge on gender based and domestic violence issues
- Equipped police officers with multi-sectoral skills, means and tools to identify victims and report incidents of domestic violence against women
- Enhanced multi-agency cooperation between all relevant stakeholders involved in the protection of women, victims of domestic violence
- Established trusted relations between police officers and actual or potential women, victims of domestic violence, as well bystanders or witnesses
- Encouraged women to report domestic violence and redress
- Strengthened social profile of police authorities, supporting women victims of gender based violence
The kick off conference of the ARIADNE project was sucessfully organized on the 16th of June 2017 at the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Athens (Antonis Tritsis Hall), attracting a wide range of
|Co-funded by the “Rights, Equality and Citizenship 2014 – 2020” Programme of the European Union.|
REFERENCE NUMBER: JUST/2015/RDAP/AG/MULT/9858
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