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Office in Yerevan organised a project for police units aiming to prevent and combat domestic violence

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Gender-based and domestic violence
Subject
Gender-based and domestic violence
Date(s)
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Region
Caucasus
Keywords
awareness, capacity-building, domestic violence

Summary

A year-long project on Strengthening Police Units on Domestic Violence was formally launched on 21 April with a seminar among key stakeholders, organised by the Office in Yerevan.

The event aimed at raising awareness of domestic violence issues among the police officers and other relevant actors. In particular, representatives from the Department for Protection of Juvenile Rights and Prevention of Domestic Violence, regional police departments, relevant ministries, local NGOs and communities were brought together to discuss models for partnership and co-operation in preventing and combatting domestic violence.

Information

Added on
19 Jul 2016
Origin
OSCE Office in Yerevan, Armenia
Region
Armenia
Keywords
awareness, capacity-building, domestic violence
Rights
OSCE