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Lesson #14: Domestic Violence

Category
Training Material
Subject
Policing

Description

Material for a 3-hour lesson, part of the Human Rights and Law Enforcement Course, developed by the Kosovo Police Service School.

Subject
Policing
Target group
Cadets
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
human rights, domestic violence

Summary

n this session we will discuss the role of law enforcement regarding domestic violence in Kosovo. We will also look at the cycle of violence and police response. Finally, we will discuss domestic violence in the context of the role of women, discrimination and human rights. Please note this session is not a typical skills or knowledge transfer session. It is designed to stimulate thinking, discussion and dialogue about a potentially sensitive issue.

By the end of the lesson the participants should be familiar with the following:

  1. Power relationships and respect
  2. Causes of domestic violence
  3. Concept of the cycle of violence
  4. Law enforcement response and responsibilities
  5. How to support victims of domestic violence

Information

Added on
25 Oct 2002
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Cadets
Region
Serbia
Keywords
human rights, domestic violence
Rights
OSCE