Skip to main content

Manual: How to respond to domestic violence with a special focus on Albanian state police

Category
Publication
Type
Handbook, manual
Subject
Gender-based and domestic violence

Description

This manual is designed as a general guideline for all the stakeholders involved in the fight against domestic violence, with a special focus on the staff of the Albanian State Police, taking into consideration that they are first responders to domestic violence.

Subject
Gender-based and domestic violence
Type
Handbook, manual
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
older persons, women, children

Summary

The manual consists of four main parts which provide practical knowledge based on the actual laws in force in the Republic of Albania on the treatment of the victims and different domestic violence situations. The manual is designed to be easily consulted by all stakeholders.

The first part provides general information and the main issues that the respective authorities should know regarding domestic violence. The second part of the manual describes the responsible structures and the role of the Court in implementing the Law “On the measures against domestic violence”. The third part speaks on the domestic violence as a criminal offense and the role of the police in the fight against domestic violence. The fourth part focuses on the step-by-step follow-up of a domestic violence case by sharing practical information necessary to the Albanian State Police staff in the fi ght against domestic violence.This manual comes at a time where in Albania domestic violence phenomena is widely spread and when the number of the denouncements by the domestic violence victims has increased considerably during the last years. We hope that the manual that you have in your hands will support all the institutions that play important roles in the protection of the domestic violence victims, especially Albanian State Police staff that are the firsts to address domestic violence cases.

Information

Added on
10 Jun 2016
Origin
OSCE Presence in Albania
Origin description

Mak Albania Hotel, 1st Floor
Sheshi "Italia"
Tirana
Albania
Office: +355 4 223 59 93
Fax: +355 4 223 59 94
pm-al@osce.org

Region
Albania
Keywords
older persons, women, children
Rights
OSCE