Thanks are due to many people that have invested themselves in one way or another in order to produce and complete this manual. In particular we would like to acknowledge the following people whose contributions were extremely appreciated:
Rui Gomes and Antje Rothemund for their invaluable and continuous support, comments, dedication and advice.
The trainers and participants on the two training courses on gender-based violence held at the European Youth Centre Budapest in 2004 and 2006 for producing, developing and testing the manual.
The Directorate General of Human Rights, Equality Division for their suggestions of improvement.
Judit Wirth for her comments and additions to the content of the manual.
Finally also, to Merit Ulvik for her tireless work and consistency to the finer details of the manual.