Shelters and Protection Orders

In the preparation of the Human Rights Council thematic report A/HRC/35/30, the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Ms. Dubravka Šimonovic, has availed herself of a wealth of information on shelters and protection orders gathered, among others, through previous country visits experience and a call for submission on protection orders and shelters as two ways of prevention and protection of violence against women. On 13 January 2017, in London, the mandate holder also convened, jointly with the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), an Expert Group Meeting on shelters and protection orders.

A human rights-based approach to integrated services and protection measures on violence against women, with a focus on shelters and protection orders, A/HRC/35/30

SRVAW Country Visit Experience: Shelters and Protection orders

Call for submissions on protection orders and shelters as two ways of prevention and protection of violence against women

Submissions


Useful thematic links:

http://www.endvawnow.org/uploads/modules/pdf/1363538451.pdf

http://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2012/12/handbook-for-legislation-on-violence-against-women

http://fileserver.wave-network.org/trainingmanuals/Away_from_Violence_2004_English.pdf

Other Materials:

http://www.worldshelterconference.org/

http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/csw/57/csw57-agreedconclusions-a4-en.pdf?vs=700

Stakeholders’ links:

http://gnws.org/en/

http://www.krisesenter.com/

http://www.stopvaw.org/

https://www.wave-network.org/

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The information submitted to the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences has been gathered and analysed in view of the drawing up of the HRC35 thematic report on shelters and protection orders (A/HRC/35/30). They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against women, its Causes and Consequences.