Violence against women concerns all of us. It is a societal and structural problem – and not just an individual’s predicament. Civil society and state are required to fight such violence.
These issues are what the Association of Women’s Shelters is committed to:
Fighting violence against women requires broad social alliances that extend beyond national borders. This is why we advocate the following:
We advise politicians and ministries at federal and state level as well as a variety of other institutions on strategies for fighting violence against women, for example, by means of:
We hold the opinion that if you don’t talk about violence, then you foster violence.