Consultation on a Strategic Framework to End Violence Against Women and Girls & Foundational Action Plan

Closed 3 Oct 2023

Opened 4 Jul 2023


In total there are 21 questions in this consultation.

It should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Purpose of this consultation:

The Executive Office are leading on the development of a Strategic Framework to End Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG).

This draft seven-year (2023-2030) Strategic Framework to End Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG), has been co-designed with over 50 stakeholders from across government, community and voluntary sectors, and wider society, including those with lived experience.

It sets the agenda for all of government and society to end violence against women and girls. It is ambitious, long term, and wide reaching. This document is intended to be a living document, which means it will be adapted along the journey according to emerging needs.

This builds on the evidence received and the key issues identified through the Call for Views process, which took place in 2022.

Why your views matter

We have an opportunity to make a generational change that will improve life for everyone here.

Ending violence against women and girls is one of the most pressing challenges facing our society today. Throughout our communities there is a growing awareness and sense of urgency that more needs to be done.

There is something everyone can do.

We are consulting to take your views on:

Further detail and supporting documents can be viewed on our Consultation page  (external link opens to a new window/tab)


The consultation opens on 04 July 2023 and closes on 03 October 2023.

The responses received will be considered by the EVAWG Directorate alongside evidence gathered during our wider stakeholder engagement. The proposals for the Strategic Framework and Foundational Action Plan are subject to the views of the Executive who will be responsible for final approval.

If you or someone you know has been affected by any form of violence referred to in this document, you can seek help from:


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