The project is based on a project with the same title which was funded under the DAPHNE Initiative 1998. Focuses in 1998/1999 are:
- Co-operation between women's support services and the police
- Participation in EU activities
- Extension of the network
- Extension of the WAVE database
- Running of the WAVE Office as an information and service centre publications (e.g. WAVE Newsletter)
WAVE (Women Against Violence Europe) europäsches Netzwerk von Frauenhilfseinrichtungen zur Bekäpfung von Gewalt an Frauen und Kindern - WAVE (Women Against Violence Europe) European Network of Women's Support Services Working to Combat Violence Against Women and Children.