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The personnel of these units receive specialised training in gender-based violence (aspects of police operations and psychosocial characteristics). Police protection for victims of gender-based violence is carried out in a comprehensive and personalised way (each victim is assigned a protective police officer from their first contact with the national police).
  • Spain
  • Violence
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2021
On the basis of the introduced provisions, the Police received a new right in the form of the possibility of issuing an order to immediately leave the jointly occupied apartment and its immediate surroundings against a person using domestic violence, or a ban on approaching the apartment and its immediate surroundings. The order or the ban is valid for a period of 14 days, with the possibility of extending its duration by the court.
  • Poland
  • Violence
  • Domestic violence
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2021

Domestic violence is a global problem that tortures and maims physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. It is one of the most pervasive of human rights violations denying women...

  • Bulgaria
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

On Wednesday 20 January 2016 Ms. Frances Fitzgerald T.D., Minister for Justice and Equality, launched the Second National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and gender-based Violence 2016 - 2021...

  • Ireland
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

An Garda Síochána (The Irish Police) has new and comprehensive procedures governing the investigation of sexual crime which places an emphasis on tackling crimes against children as well as...

  • Ireland
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014