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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

Trends:

The number of robbery offences reported over the last 3 years (2011-2013) has increased, on average, by 19%.

Relevant legislation:

Law No. 154 of 4 April 2001 concerning...

  • Italy
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Trends:

The number of sexual crimes reported over the last 3 years (2011-2013) has decreased, on average, by 5%.

Relevant legislation:

Law No 66 of 15 February 1996, Regulations...

  • Italy
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Domestic violence prevention and prosecution of perpetrators is one of the priorities of the Polish police. Domestic violence is described as a separate crime in the Polish Penal Code. (See...

  • Poland
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

There is no strategic or national approach to reduce sexual crime or violence in Poland but in several national programmes and strategies this problem is described. Sexual crimes are part of...

  • Poland
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014