Enhancing police cooperation in combating violence against women

The Bulgarian Presidency of the EU will host discussions on best practices for police cooperation in preventing and combating domestic violence and violence against women.

The discussions, where the Agency will present its work on violence against women, will take place at the meeting of the Council of the EU’s Law Enforcement Working Party (LEWP) in Brussels on 19 February.

It will be an opporunity to have an overview and comparison of legal frameworks, existing administrative structures and measures implemented by the competent authorities in Member States. The issue will be discussed also in the context of the current migration situation where a high number of women from migrant communities are victims of gender-based violence