For further research here are some general links about domestic violence and training in the field of domestic violence.
Say NO – UNiTE
Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women is a global call for action.
Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW)
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
United Nations Population Fund
World Health Organisation
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Council of Europe
Council of Europe available in EN, FR, DE, IT, RU
Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence
Council of Europe – Human Rights and Rule of Law
Promoting Awareness for Cooperation and Training in the Field of DV
EU-funded project that created a training manual on DV for professionals (manual for download available)
Petition to European Commission
Petition: Make my year – Act now to end violence against women in Europe!
Petition submitted by the European Women’s Lobby