refers to measures that promote changes in social and cultural behaviour and attitudes of all members of the institutional community. In academic context, this may include induction materials for both staff and students; internal and external publicity and training; public statements and awareness-raising campaigns.
The definitions of the 7 Ps
refers to data and data collection aimed at estimating the extent of gender-based violence and at providing information on its different forms.
aims to ensure the safety and meet the needs of (potential) victims. This includes clear procedures and infrastructure within each institution, for reporting and supporting people who report gender-based violence, including victims, survivors, bystanders, whistle-blowers and intermediaries.
refers specifically to disciplinary measures against alleged perpetrators, related investigative measures and sanctions. In some cases, it may also involve judicial proceedings, including court cases, criminal and civil offences.
Provision of Services
refers to the services offered to support victims/survivors, families, perpetrators, bystanders of gender-based violence and community members affected by it. Provision of services refers to the professionals who provide the services (e.g. those involved in specialised training) and the existing tools to assist in better addressing the needs of the target groups.
relates to the involvement of relevant actors at all levels, such as governmental agencies, civil society organisations, service providers, trade unions, or staff and student associations. External partnerships complement the available skills, competencies and expertise available within the institution.
a) policy frameworks, which refer to coherent sets of measures with a clear vision and comprehensive strategy that respond to incidents of gender-based violence in an integral and structured way; and
b) policy documents which formalise explicitly and specifically the organisation’s commitment to addressing gender-based violence.