Country Belarus
Year 2009
Type of Measure Social services > Hotline/Helpline
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

In the majority of regional centres of social services, "confidential telephone lines" and "telephone hotlines" exist, making it possible to react in real time to problems, to provide assistance to citizens (families) who find themselves in extreme situations.  In the Minsk City Centre for social services for families and children, a 24-hour clinic information service operates to provide telephone consultations.

Source of Information

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