12 results

The overall objective of this project is to offer professionals the skills and mechanisms necessary to improve their performance, and the protection and support of victims of domestic...

  • Portugal
  • Violence
  • Domestic violence
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • Initiatives
  • 2021
Alerting the school community to the need to prevent all forms of violent behaviours in society and particularly within the school.
  • Portugal
  • Violence
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • 2022

The operation "No war on dating" carried out by the PSP is a commitment to the prevention of domestic violence and especially dating violence. This operation's main goal is to promote...

  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • 2022
The National Republican Guard (GNR) recognizes the crimes committed against women, children, elderly people, disabled and other particularly vulnerable victims as some of the most sensitive issues within the framework of criminal investigation. On one hand, these types of crimes are interrelated with the shame felt by the victims, the re-victimization due to police investigations efforts and the special susceptibility of its victims.
  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • General crime prevention
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2015
Regarding Trafficking in Human Beings (THB) cases, secondary victimization can occur by either attitude or action of the authorities that intervene in the process. Signs of doubt about the narrative of the victims, devaluating the facts referred by them or showing lack of attention and understanding about the traumas they have suffered, can make the victims feel abandoned, which in turn increases their unease, insecurity and results in secondary victimization.
  • Portugal
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2015