Country Belarus
Year 2008
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description


In the territory of the Pervomaiskyi region of the city of Vitebsk, an informational and advisory centre operates called "Helpful Hands," which is set up to provide assistance to victims of trafficking in humans. In the Lepelsk Regional Centre (d. Kamen), a crisis centre has been equipped for victims of trafficking in humans and for persons who have been subjected to violence, in which temporary accommodations, food, and psychological and juridical advice are provided.

Source of Information

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