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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

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

“… fear of crime can be regarded as a social problem comparable to crime itself” (National Crime Prevention Program 1999). The Finnish definition of crime prevention focuses on reducing harm...

  • Finland
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014

It is stated by the researches that in public men suffer from the violence more often, but women more often suffer from violence in the family. Generally domestic violence in Lithuania is...

  • Lithuania
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Safety from crime is an important part of the overall safe society definition.  In Lithuania the term "feeling of safety" is more common than the term "fear of crime". It combines public...

  • Lithuania
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014