Council of Europe Secretary General Urges Members to Take Additional Actions to Support Victims of Domestic Violence
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 4:25 PM

Council of Europe (COE) Secretary General Terry Davis chose 24 November, the day before the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to tell member nations they must do more to support women who are victims of violence. He specifically urged member nations to go beyond passing laws to setting minimum standards for victim services. The same day, COE published two studies on improving data collection and victim support and protection.

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Compiled from: Council of Europe (COE), Press Release: Council of Europe Secretary General: “We Are Not Doing Enough for Women Victims of Violence” (24 November 2008).