Ensuring data collection and research on violence against women and domestic violence: Article 11 of the Istanbul Convention (2016)
Article 11 – Data collection and research
1. For the purpose of the implementation of this Convention, Parties shall undertake to:
a. collect disaggregated relevant statistical data at regular intervals on cases of all forms of violence covered by the scope of this Convention;
b. support research in the field of all forms of violence covered by the scope of this Convention in order to study its root causes and effects, incidences and conviction rates, as well as the efficacy of measures taken to implement this Convention.
2. Parties shall endeavour to conduct population‐based surveys at regular intervals to assess the prevalence of and trends in all forms of violence covered by the scope of this Convention.
3. Parties shall provide the group of experts, as referred to in Article 66 of this Convention, with the information collected pursuant to this article in order to stimulate international cooperation and enable international benchmarking.
4. Parties shall ensure that the information collected pursuant to this article is available to the public.
THE SCOPE OF ARTICLE 11
The definition of the forms of violence covered by the Istanbul Convention
Co-ordination of administrative data, survey data and research
Categories of information for collection
Data available to the public
DATA COLLECTION AND RESEARCH ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
CO-ORDINATION OF DATA COLLECTION AND RESEARCH ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Official co-ordinating bodies
Monitoring by the Council of Europe
KEY COUNCIL OF EUROPE RESOURCES