Council of Europe - Ensuring Data Collection and Research on Violence against Women and Domestic Violence: Article 11 of the Istanbul Convention (2016)

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The Council of Europe has published 'Ensuring Data Collection and Research on Violence against Women and Domestic Violence: Article 11 of the Istanbul Convention - A collection of papers on the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.'

The paper provides background information on data collection and research, offers practical advice to policy makers and practitioners as to what needs to be done to implement Article 11 of the Istanbul Convention and information about the measurement framework and data collection tools needed for the development of relevant administrative and survey data. It provides examples of how administrative and survey data may be collected in member states as well as pertinent research programmes. It finishes with a checklist which summarises the requirements on data collection and research as contained in Article 11 of the Istanbul Convention.