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In 1999, the Federal Government presented its 1st "Action Plan to Combat Violence against Women" (API). Its main objectives were, inter alia, to create a model for action, applicable for the...

  • Germany
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Protecting children and young persons from sexual abuse and exploitation is one of the Federal Governments major concerns. For this reason, the Federal Cabinet adopted the Action Plan to...

  • Germany
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Prevention of domestic violence has ascended on the Finnish political agenda since the 1980s. It became even more visible in the late 1990s when the results of the first dedicated violence...

  • Finland
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Domestic violence involves the constant ill-treatment of many children and women. Research shows that people who were ill-treated as children frequently show a tendency to violence...

  • Hungary
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Hungary’s criminal policy endeavours to strengthen security, law and order, to reduce crime, mitigate the negative impact of committed offences and to provide protection for families and...

  • Hungary
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014