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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

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

The law of September, 8th 2003 was modified by the law of 30th July 2013. It authorizes the police to evict the violent partner from the common residence, regardless of the ownership thereof...

  • Luxembourg
  • 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