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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

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 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

Portugal is now in its fifth National Plan against Domestic Violence (2014-2017) (Resolution of the Council of Ministers 102/2013, of the 31st of December).

This Plan enlarges the scope...

  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014