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SILVIA THALLER 
 

Silvia Thaller, born Vienna, 14 April 1976, law studies in Vienna (doctor iuris), 
four years of training for judge´s office in Law Courts in Eastern Austria, 
appointed as a judge in Vienna in 2005.

 
Currently, she is working as a legal advisor at the Directorate for Penal 
Legislation in the Austrian Ministry of Justice with specialization in the 
field of substantive law. Her main work areas are domestic violence, 
violence against women, harmful traditional practices and stalking (as well 
as the fight against corruption.) Last year Silvia Thaller worked on a big legislation project to strengthen the rights of victims of stalking and domestic 
violence (Penal Legislation Amendment Act 2006 which came into force by 1st 
of July 2006).  

In February 2007 Silvia Thaller represented the Austrian Ministry of Justice at the Regional Seminar on Legal Measures to Combat Violence organized as part of the Council of Europe Campaign to Combat Domestic Violence, including Domestic Violence as a keynote speaker.

 

ROSA LOGAR

Rosa Logar (1958) studied social work and is a trained supervisor; she is a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences/Department of Social Work in Vienna; current courses: gender & social work; feminist & emancipatory social work; migration, gender & violence; new interventions in domestic violence prevention;  

Rosa Logar is the director of the Domestic Abuse Intervention Program Vienna, a victim/survivor service that has been established with the new Domestic Violence Act; she is one of the founders of the first Austrian women’s refuge (1978) and of the European Network  WAVE (Women Against Violence Europe, 1994); further activities: research in the field of gender based violence; development of programs for perpetrators; education and training for different professions (police, social workers, health care workers, judges, policy makers and others) on gender, violence against women and domestic violence;  

Rosa Logar participated in the United Nations Human Rights Conference in Vienna (1993), the fourth United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing (1995) and several other international conferences; she has contributed to the new UN Study on Violence against Women (2006) and has recently (2005) been appointed a member of the Council of Europe Task Force to Combat Violence against Women, including Domestic Violence (2005); 

In her function as a coordinator of the European Network WAVE Rosa Logar has realised several DAPHNE projects and co-edited the Training Manual European Programme on Sensitisation and Training of Professionals on Violence Against Women (2000) and the Manual Away from Violence. European Guidelines for Setting up and Running a Women’s Refuge (2004); she is the author of the Manual (2006) on Multi-Agency cooperation;  
Bridging Gaps - From good intention to good cooperation

Currently Rosa Logar is participating in the EU 5th framework research project Coordination Action on Human Rights Violation (CAHRV) based at the University of Osnabrück/Germany; she has published many articles, information and training material and is co-author and co-editor of several books on violence against women and children (see list of publications).  
 

Publications and papers  

English 

- 1997: Interviewing and Supporting Traumatised Victims, Paper presented at the Conference of the European Conference of the European Network of Police Women (ENP) „Police Combating Violence against Women“, Leeuwenhorst/Holland, June 1997 

- 2000: Training Manual: European Programme on Sensitisation and Training  of Professionals on Violence Against Women, WAVE-Office Vienna  

- 2001: Proposed Measures to Preserve the Rights and Dignity of Survivors in Criminal Proceedings, in: Laura Keeler (Ed.).: Recommendations of the E.U. Expert Meeting on Violence Against Women 8 – 10 November 1999, Jyväskylä/Finnland, Report of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health 2000:13, Helsinki , P. 34 – 52

- 2003: Addiction as Chance of Survival for Women with Experience of Violence, in: HeXenhaus Espelkamp: EU Daphne Project Report, P. 30 – 57

- 2004: Manual Away from Violence. European Guidelines for Setting up and Running a Women’s Refuge,  WAVE-Office Vienna , www.wave-network.org 

- 2004: Eviction of the Perpetrators – and Then? Knowledge and Insights from the Seventh Year of Protection Against Violence Act in Austria, in: Berlin Senatsverwaltung für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Frauen (Ed.): Intervening in Cases of Domestic Violence II. European Experience with an Improved Assistance Offered to Women Subjected to Domestic Violence – Balance and Outlook, Proceedings of the International Symposium 25 November 2003 Berlin, P. 23 – 97 

- 2004: Violence against women – history and development of new models of intervention in Europe, Background paper to the Conference “Responding to Violence against Women. Models from the European Union”, The European Union Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison 5-6 November 2004 

- 2005: The Austrian model of intervention in domestic violence cases, paper presented at the United Nation Expert Group Meeting “Violence against women: Good practice in combating and eliminating violence against women” 17 – 20 May 2005, Vienna, Austria

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/egm/vaw-gp-2005/docs/experts/logar.dv.pdf 

- 2006: Bridging Gaps - From Good intention to good cooperation, Manual published by the WAVE-Network as a result of the DAPHNE project Bridging Gaps,

http://www.wave-network.org/start.asp?b=6&sub=14 December 18, 2006 
 

German 

-  1988, Ein gebrochenes Tabu. Frauenhäuser in Österreich, hg. von Irmtraud Karlsson, Deutike Verlag Wien 

- 1995,  Gewalt gegen Frauen in der Familie, hg. mit Renate Egger, ElfriedeFröschl, Lisa Lercher, und Hermine Sieder, Verlag für Gesellschaftskritik Wien 

- 1996, Schwere Flügel, zusammen mit Elfriede Fröschl, in: Gruber, Christine / Zierer Brigitta (Hg.): Sozial-politische Trends der 90er Jahre, Wien  
 

- 1998, Der Herr im Haus darf nicht mehr tun, was ihm beliebt. Das neue Gesetz zum Schutz vor Gewalt in Österreich, in: Heiliger, Anita / Hoffmann, Steffi  (Hg.): Aktiv gegen Männergewalt. Kampagnen und Maßnahmen gegen Gewalt an Frauen international, Verlag Frauenoffensive München, S. 90 – 104  

- 1998,  Präventionsmaßnahmen für Kinder mißhandelter Frauen, in: Aktionsgemeinschaft der autonomen österreichischen Frauenhäuser (Hg.): Österreichische und internationale Strategien zur Prävention von Gewalt. Männergewalt gegen Frauen und Kinder, Forschungsbericht im Rahmen eines Forschungsprojektes der Jubiläumsfond der Österreichischen Nationalbank, Wien, S. 177 – 191 

- 1999, Gewalt gegen Frauen – auf dem Weg zu internationalen Standards, in: Dearing, Albin/Förg, Elisabeth (Hg.): Konferenzdokumentation „Polizeiarbeit gegen Gewalt an Frauen“ Verlag Österreich Wien, S. 129 – 146  

- 2000, Gewalt an Frauen in Familien, in: Fröschl, Elfriede / Gruber, Christine (Hg.): Gender Aspekte in der sozialen Arbeit, Czernin Verlag Wien, S. 175 – 200 

- 2000, Feministinnen und Staat gegen Männergewalt, in: Schwarzer, Alice (Hg.): Man wird nicht als Frauen geboren, Verlag Kiepenheuer & Witsch Köln, S. 191 – 204 

- 2001,  Gewalt gegen Frauen und ihre Kinder, zusammen mit Birgit Appelt und Angelika Höllriegl, in: Bundesministerium für Soziale Sicherheit und Generationen (Hg.): Gewalt in der Familie. Gewaltbericht 2001. Von der Enttabuisierung zur Professionalisierung, Wien, S. 377 – 502 

- 2002, Gewalttätige Männer verändern (sich). Rahmenbedingungen und Handbuch für ein soziales Trainingsprogramm, hg. mit Ute Rösemann und Urs Zürcher, Haupt Verlag Bern/Stuttgart/Wien  

- 2004,  Global denken – lokal handeln. Die Frauenbewegung gegen Gewalt in  Österreich, in: Verein Autonome österreichische Frauenhäuser (Hg.): 30 Jahre  Frauenhausbewegung in Europa, Milena Verlag Wien, S. 84 – 123  

- 2005: Nicht nur wegweisen, sondern auch den Weg weisen – Erfahrungen mit  dem Gewaltschutzgesetz in Österreich, in: Kury, Helmut / Obergfell-Fuchs, Joachim (Hg.): Gewalt in der Familie. Für und Wider den Platzverweis, Lambertus Verlag, Freiburg im Breisgau, S. 89 – 110 

- 2006, Misshandelte Kinder misshandelter Frauen – vergessen im Vorzimmer des Hilfesystems? Acht Jahre Erfahrungen mit der „Kinderverträglichkeit“ des österreichischen Gewaltschutzsystems, in: Kavemann, Barbara / Kreyssig, Ulrike (Hrsg.): Handbuch Kinder und häusliche Gewalt, Berlin: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, S. 177 – 192

 

 
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