The conference aims at bringing together entities and NGOs from various Member States to:
Discuss research findings carried out by EU Commission, the European Institute for Gender Equality and the Fundamental Rights Agency in the field of gender-based violence;
Share and exchange information on current practices to prevent and protect victims of gender-based violence;
Explore practices adopted by various Member States in access to justice and services under the framework of the Victims’ Rights Directive and the implementation of the Istanbul Convention; and
Elaborate on intersectional elements of gender-based violence and how these have an influence on current policy measures and service provision.