MARVOW – Multi-Agency Responses to Violence against Older Women is a new project funded by the 2018 Rights, Equality and Citizenship Work Programme of the European Commission. WAVE is one of the six partners from 4 different countries (Austria, Estonia, Germany and Greece) involved. The aim of the project is to improve the knowledge of stakeholders in the prevention and response to domestic violence on how to identify and respond to elderly women abuse, develop multi-agency cooperation, and implement case conferencing for older survivors of violence. You can find more information in the MARVOW Press Release, clicking here.

Marvow Kickoff Meeting

The kick-off meeting of the project MARVOW – Multi-Agency Responses to Violence against Older Women – welcomed 18 participants from Austria, Estonia and Germany. The partners will develop and implement a comprehensive multiagency cooperation model for working with elderly victims of abuse and will work to improve the knowledge of stakeholders in prevention and response. Training materials and guidelines for replication will be developed and disseminated at local, national and international level, to be accessible to stakeholders across Europe. The project is co-funded by the European Commission.