Stop the Backlash – Stop Domestic Violence!

Violence against women and domestic violence are severe problems in the EU. This conference is set to assess the current situation of domestic and intimate partner violence, examine the implementation of the Istanbul Convention in EU member states, and consider means to prevent and stop domestic and intimate partner violence. The first conference day focuses on the perspective of victims, the second day on the perspective of children.

The conference is for invited participants, including EU and member state policymakers as well as European and national organisations.

You can find “Stop the backlash- stop domestic violence” event´s program via the following link We hope to get at least 2 officials and 2 NGOs representing each of the Member State and other interested organisations. The invitations have been sent out.  If you are interested and have not got the invitation, please contact for getting it  [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected].

Organiser: Federation of Mother and Child Homes and Shelters, in cooperation with Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and Women against Violence Europe (WAVE) network

Contact: [email protected]


26.11.2019 9.00 – 27.11.2019 19.00


Paasivuorenkatu 5, Helsinki, Finland