Title: Developing and supporting multi-sectoral police reporting procedures to prevent and respond to domestic violence against women
Grant agreement no: DG JUST/2015/RDAP/AG/MULT/9858
Duration: 15 December 2016 - 15 November 2018
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.
- 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.
- Pilot implementation 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.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s DG JUST/2015/RDAP/AG/MULT/9858