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One of the most important tasks of the police consists in preventing violence and to ensure that individuals can lead a life without being afraid of assaults. Established in 1997, the Anti...

  • Austria
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

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

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

Since 2001, several studies have been conducted to dwell into the essence, causes, consequences and possible solutions of domestic violence. As a conclusion, it is now accepted more widely...

  • Estonia
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014