The main objective of the Programme for the Prevention of Violence Against Women is to make visible violence against women as a social issue that prevails in all stratums of society, and to promote active and purposeful participation of holders of rights and duty bearers to promote gender equity at local level, based on building knowledge and capacities, fostering dialogue and inter-sectorial articulation, to enable the creation of conditions to address the issue of violence against women, from a multi-dimension and evidence-based perspective; which makes women’s access to a dignified and violence-free like viable, as well as the advance of society towards sustainable development.