In response to EU Council conclusions from 5-6 June 2014 on ‘Preventing and combating all forms of violence against women and girls’, which called on relevant EU Agencies ‘to continue their efforts to combat violence against women and to strengthen their cooperation and pool their expertise’ – FRA will make available the dataset from its EU-wide survey on violence against women for EIGE to use in its work.
As EU ministers meet to discuss the future of the EU’s policies on freedom, security and justice, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) outlines practical suggestions in its Annual report about how to ensure people in the EU can have their rights better protected. It also maps out the fundamental rights challenges and achievements that took place over the course of 2013.
The UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice met in Vienna from 12 to 16 May to discuss progress in this area of the United Nations’ work and the draft resolutions submitted by the UN member states for the consideration by the Commission.
This week FRA presented the results of its EU-wide survey on violence against women to United Nations organisations in New York and Vienna. It was an opportunity for FRA to explain the findings and highlight the survey recommendations.
On 20 March, FRA presented the violence against women survey results at a seminar in Bratislava, organised by the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family with the support of the Open Society Foundation and the embassy of Norway.