The Protasis Project took part in the European Commission web campaign ‘NON.NO.NEIN.’ for combating violence against women. An information article about the project features on the campaign’s website and members of the project team were interviewed and offered testimonials in support of the campaign’s efforts to tackle violence against women.
The NON.NO.NEIN. campaign is carried out by the European Commission in an effort to spread the message “Say no! Stop violence against women” and raise awareness on the issue of violence against women.
Drawing attention to the work done by a variety of stakeholders across the EU and disseminating good practice and relevant EU-funded projects, the European Commission promotes mutual learning, stakeholders’ networking, and exchange of good practices across the EU in an effort to raise the profile of European actions to end violence against women.
As Professor Vasso Artinopoulou, Scientific Coordinator of Protasis, explains in the article, the police’s response to women victims of violence often results to a lack of trust in the police forces and contributes to underreporting: