Handbook on effective police responses to violence against women

UNODC

Designed for first-responders such as the police, it explains the issue, provides an overview of relevant norms and standards, and gives guidance on how to intervene. In particular, it focuses on how to investigate acts of violence against women—a process that requires considerable sensitivity.

October 29, 2015
Year of publication
2010
Resource types
Tools, Training materials
Tags
police, GBV prevention, gender-based violence (GBV), awareness raising, violence against women

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