[Ukraine] Domestic violence: where does it come from and how to respond to it - the opinion of a psychologist

23 Jul 2018
Novoe vremia (Новое время)

In Ukraine, 600 women per year die of aggression in the family, only 10% of the 1 million who are subjected to violence are daring to talk about it. Domestic violence is a manifestation of the aggression and violent actions of one member of the family in relation to another, which has a recurring character.

Domestic violence is an unconditional crime that should not remain without reaction. In Ukraine there are a number of services that respond to cases of domestic violence and immediately leave on calls. If a partner begins to show signs of aggressive behavior toward his partner (passive aggression, insults, verbal humiliation and manipulation), the couple should contact the qualified family psychologist as soon as possible.

You can find a full article (in Russian) here.

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