The Daphne III programme aims to contribute to the protection of children, young people and women against all forms of violence and attain a high level of health protection, well-being and social cohesion.
Its specific objective is to contribute to the prevention of, and the fight against all forms of violence occurring in the public or the private domain, including sexual exploitation and trafficking of human beings.
It aims to take preventive measures and provide support and protection for victims and groups at risk.
Daphne’s objectives and tools
The focus of the Daphne III programme is on:
- assisting and encouraging NGOs and other organisations active in this field;
- developing and implementing targeted awareness-raising actions;
- disseminating results obtained under the previous Daphne Programmes;
- identifying and enhancing actions contributing to positive treatment of people at risk of violence;
- setting up and supporting multidisciplinary networks;
- ensuring the expansion of the knowledge base and exchange, identification and dissemination of information and good practice;
- designing and testing awareness-raising and educational materials, and supplementing and adapting those already available;
- studying phenomena related to violence and its impact;
- developing and implementing support programmes for victims and people at risk, and intervention programmes for perpetrators.
For more information on the DAPHNE III Programme and call for proposals, please visit the website of the European Commission: