Country
Year 2011
Type of Measure Social services > Hotline/Helpline
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In cooperation with the Women's Association of the City of Skopje, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has organized a national SOS hotline for assistance to victims of domestic violence, which operates 24 hours, offering information and assistance to victims of domestic violence.  There are 120 calls to this telephone line on average in a monthly basis.  This service is financially supported by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy.

The Women's Association of the City of Skopje also runs a shelter providing 24 to 48 hour accommodation to victims of domestic violence, after which they are transferred to one of the Social Work Centres.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011