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28 Mar 2020
As in many other countries, the number of reports about domestic violence is expected to rise in Hungary as well, because of coronavirus. Besides staying at home, stress caused by economical and social problems can make things worse. While in France...
17 Mar 2020
In order to slow down coronavirus, many people decide to stay at home, but as a result of the quarantine, the number of cases connected to domestic violence can arise, says NANE and PATENT Associations in Hungary. In China, there were three times...
13 Mar 2020
Intergenerational cycle (transmission violence) is a term used when adults who experienced and went through direct violence and long-term psychological pressure growing up show the same behaviour to his/her partner or children. If a trained...
21 Jan 2020
New amendments to the Criminal Code are being requested by representatives of the Parliament of Albania. These proposals include five years in prison for beating or pressuring women, and up to ten years for rape. The changes aim at increasing the...
10 Jan 2020
Child abuse cases sometimes go unreported in Hungary due to lack of attention or in order to avoid conflict. Any physical, emotional or sexual mistreatment qualifies as abuse, and anyone who does not prevent or report it, qualifies as an accessory...

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