Filed under: Senza categoria | Commenti disabilitati su Improving protection of victims’ rights: access to legal aid
We publish the presentation of a European conference on the rights of victime
On 9th of June 2014 the International Conference „Improving protectionof victims’ rights: access to legal aid” took place. The Conference was held at facilities of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and was a final activity of the project „Improving protection of victims’ rights: access to legal aid”, co – financed by European Commission, which addresses the priority “Supporting victims of crime (VICS)”. Partners of the project were: Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland) – the Leader, Sabiedriskas Politicas Centrs PROVIDUS (Latvia), Center for the Study of Democracy (Bulgaria) and Consorzio Interuniversitario per la Formazione (Italy). Read more »
Filed under: Senza categoria | Commenti disabilitati su VIOLENCE AGAINST OLD PEOPLE IN FRANCE AND SPAIN.
Abuse of old people[i] has only recently been recognised as a global problem. The INPEA work with propaganda/sensitisation and the importance accorded by the World Health Organisation to prevention of abuse on old people have contributed significantly in raising awareness world-wide. The academic institutions all over the world have substantially contributed to improving understanding and awareness of the problem and have increased knowledge of it developing methodological instruments for its study. Inspite of all this, there is still a lot to be done*. Read more »
Filed under: Senza categoria | Commenti disabilitati su STALKING IN ITALY – GABRIELE CODINI
The term stalking has only recently been introduced in criminology and is intended as a series of reiterated, intrusive and molest behaviours which occur in a conflictual relationship, or, more frequently, that are perpetrated by an ex consort/partner as a result of a divorce or separation[i].
It indicates a proper form of persecution which extends itself in time with the aim of making its victim feel constantly controlled and persistently in peril. Read more »
Filed under: Senza categoria | Commenti disabilitati su CROATIA, VICTIM SUPPORT EXPERIENCES
The first SOS telephone line in Croatia for victims of domestic violence against women and children was created in 1990 in Zagreb where, later in June, 1992, the first home-shelter for victims of domestic violence was opened. In 1996, many people sensitive to this problem which, until then had never been faced seriously, started to meet and study it together, discussing way to resolve it or at least give it new dimensions. In fact, it is no longer possible to restrict ourselves to police intervention which, when called in to calm down serious arguing, tried to calm the husband and advised the wife to be more tolerant, otherwise both would have been denounced for disturbing the public peace. [i] Read more »