Country Belarus
Year 2007
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description


Within the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus there are 156 regional centres of social services (hereinafter Centres) for the purpose of providing assistance to citizens who are in difficult life situations, including those that have been subjected to psychological violence, who have become victims of human trafficking, and who have suffered from prostitution (Resolution of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus, of 17 September 2007, No. 114).

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Belarus to the questionnaire on violence against women, February 2009