Items tagged with 'Domestic violence'

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Since 2013, Hungary has had strict punishments in place for domestic violence; in more severe cases, abusers can receive up to five years in prison. In the past, Hungary has seen some dreadfully sad...
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...
What can I do when I experience abuse? Dr Szilvia Gyurkó has gathered this information in one place and adds that the system is not flawless, there may be obstacles at every point, so it is better to...
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...
My Voice is a six-week programme in schools and colleges that deals with the exploitation of young people. My Voice supports teenagers aged 11–19 who may experience social exclusion, youth offending...
Albania has a strong legislative framework to tackle child marriage, but the laws are not effectively or consistently implemented. Official data from 2017 indicated that 17 per cent of all marriages...
Since 1991, 25 November has been the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. More than 100 people in Budapest took part in a march to demand the Hungarian government take...
The Ministry of Human Resources (EMMI) declared their committment to combating violence against women on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women EMMI. A new Hungarian...
Enhance your knowledge of gender-based violence and the forms of domestic abuse Domestic violence is a global health issue that can take many forms and affect anyone. Health and social care...
Neglect, abuse and being born into 'dysfunctional families' are the main reasons why more than 7,000 unborn children are placed in the category ‘children in need’. This number has almost tripled in...

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