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This year 12 women died from domestic violence

According to official statistics, only from the period January-August, 2014, police received 1500 calls about violence against women, and 12 women died from domestic violence this year. Cases of these women’s deaths were recorded as deaths resulting from domestic violence. Specialists say that prevention of the problem is slow and difficult for several reasons – there is general low level of public awareness, lack of confidence in law enforcement agencies, stereotypes and, the most important thing, lack of law, creating an atmosphere of impunity.

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