Prevention of domestic violence
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A family should be a safe place where the basic biological, psychological and social needs of all its members are met. When this important building block of society is affected by violence, its most vulnerable members, particularly children, are those who suffer the most harm. It is therefore our duty to raise awareness about this issue and prevent, investigate, resolve and punish perpetrators of incidents of domestic violence.
The Domestic Violence Prevention Act defines violence as any form of physical, sexual, psychological or economic violence inflicted by one family member against another and/or neglect of a family member, stalking of a victim and corporal punishment of children. Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence, regardless of social and economic position, gender, age, ethnic origin or any other personal circumstance.