1. For the purpose of the implementation of this Convention, Parties shall undertake to:
a collect disaggregated relevant statistical data at regular intervals on cases of all forms of violence covered by the scope of this Convention;
b support research in the field of all forms of violence covered by the scope of this Convention in order to study its root causes and effects, incidences and conviction rates, as well as the efficacy of measures taken to implement this Convention.
2. Parties shall endeavour to conduct population‐based surveys at regular intervals to assess the prevalence of and trends in all forms of violence covered by the scope of this Convention.
3. Parties shall provide the group of experts, as referred to in Article 66 of this Convention, with the information collected pursuant to this article in order to stimulate international co‐operation and enable international benchmarking.
4. Parties shall ensure that the information collected pursuant to this article is available to the public.