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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
On 22 September 2016 the Irish Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., officially launched the Joint Strategy on the Management of Offenders (2016-18). This Strategy has been agreed between the Department, the Probation Service, the Irish Prison Service and the Irish Police Service and contains a range of objectives and actions for more intensive management of certain key offender types.
  • Ireland
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Initiatives
  • 2016
The main goal of the Project is the creation of a robust legal framework that will ensure the protection of the rights of victims of GBV and domestic violence. The Project also envisage supporting the institutions providing social help and police protection in strengthening their administrative capacity and tools in handling cases of GBV and DV.
  • Bulgaria
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • 2016

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