Initiative

The Federal Republic of Germany, as well as the "Länder" and municipalities, are legally required to take action against gender-based violence but to be “Stronger than Violence”, we need the commitment of society as a whole. Find out more about what the Federal Government, States and municipalities are doing to combat violence against women – and men – and how you can get involved.

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ABOUT THE *“STRONGER THAN VIOLENCE” INITIATIVE

ABOUT THE “STRONGER THAN VIOLENCE” INITIATIVE

Violence against women concerns us all. The “Stronger than Violence” (Stärker als Gewalt) initiative informs about different types of violence and encourages people to stand up against violence and support those affected.

POSTER CAMPAIGN *AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WITH RETAILERS

POSTER CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WITH RETAILERS

Federal Minister Dr Franziska Giffey launches the “Not Safe at Home?” campaign – supported by Germany’s large food retailers ALDI Nord, ALDI Süd, EDEKA, Lidl, Netto Marken-Discount, Penny, real and REWE.

SUPPORT AND COUNSELLING SERVICES *FOR WOMEN, MEN AND PEOPLE WHO INFLICT VIOLENCE

SUPPORT AND COUNSELLING SERVICES FOR WOMEN, MEN AND PEOPLE WHO INFLICT VIOLENCE

Those affected by violence are not alone. Many organisations offer counselling services to women and men in need of help. There are also counselling centres for perpetrators willing to change their behaviour. Here, you can find out more on how to receive support from our partners and how to reach out to them.

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