Government to review domestic, sexual and gender-based violence strategy
The Government’s strategy to tackle domestic, sexual and gender-based violence is set to be reviewed to examine its success.
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan today announced the mid-term review of the Second National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence 2016-2021, which was launched by his predecessor Frances Fitzgerald in 2015.
He said: “Protecting and supporting victims of domestic and sexual violence is a priority for this Government and the successful delivery of the national strategy is key. It is timely, at this mid-point in the strategy’s term, that we seek to identify learnings which will inform this important strategy for the remainder of its term.”
As part of the review, Cosc, the National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence, will invite key stakeholders and the general public to complete a questionnaire on the Cosc website.
Responses from the questionnaires will be analysed by the University of Limerick, who will report on emerging themes.