In Ukraine will launch a call centre for victims of domestic violence

В Украине запустят call-центр для жертв домашнего насилия

From 25 November to 10 December will be the annual all-Ukrainian campaign “16 days against violence”.The Ministry of social policy “under the patronage” of the first lady Elena Zelensky will launch a national call center to contact women who have faced domestic violence. Operators “a hot line” will cooperate with the police, social services and psychologists. About it the wife of the President said in an interview with Vogue.

As noted by the first lady, her “guide” in the subject line of the fight against domestic violence became a TV presenter and Ambassador of the United Nations Fund on population in Ukraine Masha Efrosinina.

She told me that from domestic violence annually affects millions of Ukrainian women, and with them suffering and their children. Ukraine already has a “hot line”, but there are only two people, and tangible result “hotline” should work at the state level, said the presenter.

The Ministry of social policy also informs that in the period from 25 November to 10 December will be the annual all-Ukrainian campaign “16 days against violence”.

Ukraine joined the campaign “16 days against violence” in 2001. After a year of activities and initiatives of the action, as the second all-Ukrainian Congress of women took place in 20 regions of Ukraine, brought together 75 of the all-Ukrainian public organizations and representatives of state structures.

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