Handbook “Online support for victims of crime”

[English version below] Manual “Apoio online para as vítimas de crime” A Internet e as Tecnologias de Comunicação e Informação (TIC) representam, hoje em dias, ferramentas fundamentais para promover o acesso a informação e apoio em casos de violência e de crime. Dado o surgimento desta realidade, a Associação Portuguesa de Apoio à Vítima desenvolveu…

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FRA Fundamental Rights Report 2018 published in June

[English version below] Pubblicata a Giugno la Relazione sui Diritti Fondamentali 2018 – Agenzia dell’Unione Europea per i diritti fondamentali (FRA) L’Agenzia Europea per i Diritti Fondamentali fotografa la situazione relativa all’applicazione dei diritti in Europea per l’anno 2017, sottolineando i risultati ottenuti ed i settori che presentano maggiori criticità e preoccupazioni. I diritti umani…

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EU citizens recognise domestic violence but most don’t speak about it

According to Eurobarometer’s special report on gender-based violence (November 2016), 74% of the citizens that responded to the survey think that domestic violence is common. Yet, 26% hesitate to speak about cases of domestic violence because they believe that is “none of their business”.

Check out some revealing facts and figures below:

Original source: #SayNoStopVAW campaign

Victims’ Rights

The European Commission has set the support of victims of crime as a priority of strategic importance, by adopting and applying legislative and practical measures aiming at providing an adequate level of protection of victims’ rights throughout the European Union. The Directive 2012/29/EU, the ‘Victims’ Directive’, establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection…

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