Providing quality services to those who have experienced violence is an important part of the prevention continuum. First, prevention interventions often increase the numbers of women who disclose violence and who are likely to need police, social, legal and health services... Second, health providers, for example, can identify survivors as part of routine health care provision. When done early, it may be possible to reduce recurrence of violence..
The objective of this strategy is to meet the needs of survivors of violence and seek to prevent further violence through the provision of essential services like police, legal, health and social services.
Interventions to increase access to services for survivors of violence include:
See pages 4-7 of the S strategy summary brief for evidence for interventions under this strategy.