The issue of violence against women in the european union

March 2016

This study provides an update of the 2011 study on the Issue of Violence against women in the European Union.

This study, realised by the European Parliament, examine the different forms and interrelated factors of violence against women.

The study also provides an overview of the current international and European political and legal framework on violence against women.

Other issues such as the difficulty of the monitoring and gathering of data, the protection of victims, and the prevention of violence against women are also discussed.