Daphne call – Action grants to support national or transnational projects on multi-agency and multi-disciplinary cooperation and on underreporting – JUST/2015/RDAP/AG/MULT
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- to encourage victims and witnesses to report violence against women and/or children to the relevant authorities and institutions, thus ensuring their access to the support they are entitled to receive, taking account of and signposting existing mechanisms such as child and women’s helplines, women’s refuges, interagency and multidisciplinary children’s houses, etc.; and/or
- to develop and implement multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary cooperation (at national, regional or local level) that enables relevant professionals to effectively collaborate to prevent and respond to violence against women and/or children.
This call will fund the following activities:
- awareness-raising activities targeted at women and/or children who are victims or potential victims of violence, and/or at bystanders or witnesses, to encourage the reporting of violence. Awareness-raising activities targeted towards specific groups of women, children, bystanders and/or witnesses are particularly welcome.
- the exchange of best practices and development, testing and implementation of methods and practical tools (including protocols and guidelines) to enable the cooperation and coordination of professionals from different sectors (medical doctors, nurses and other health professionals, psychologists, lawyers, community workers, residential care givers, police, the judiciary, child helplines/violence against women helplines, victim support organisations, social workers, teachers at all levels of the education system etc.) who come into contact with women and/or children at risk of and/or victims of violence.