Programme to prevent and combat violence against children, young people and women 2007-2013 Daphne III Closed!


The general objetives of the programme are:

  1. To contribute to the protection of children, young people and women against all forms of violence.
  2. Development of Community policies concerning public health, human rights and gender equality and develop protection of children’s rights.


  • Assisting and encouraging non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other organisations active in this field.
  • Developing and implementing awareness-raising.
  • Disseminating the results obtained under the Daphne and Daphne II programmes.
  • Identifying and enhancing actions contributing to positive treatment of people at risk of violence.
  • Setting up and supporting multidisciplinary networks with a view to strengthening cooperation between NGOs and other organisations.
  • Ensuring the expansion of evidence-based information and the knowledge base.
  • Designing and testing awareness-raising and educational materials regarding the prevention of violence against children, young people and women.
  • Studying phenomena related to violence and its impact, both on victims and on society as a whole.
  • Developing and implementing support programmes for victims.
  • Specific actions taken by the Commission, such as studies and research, opinion polls and surveys, in order to develop indicators and methodologies.
  • Specific transnational projects of Community interest involving at least two Member States
  • Support for NGO activity.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 116,85 Million EUR (Global Budget)