Warning regarding frequent partner and domestic violence

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković  warns that for slightly more than a week, two women in Serbia were murdered in partner and domestic violence – first in Negotin and second in Bačka Palanka, while a women and her daughter, who already have been moved to safe house, were severely injured in Bela Crkva -and all these tragic events happened on the street, in front of passers-by.

Commissioner once again appealed to full implementation of new Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence that was enacted last month.

In the same time, it is of crucial importance that all authorities in prevention chain act in efficient and timely manner. We must not allow having victims because of omissions in the system, stressed Commissioner.

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