Country Serbia
Year 2014
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms, Police > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

In the Centre for Basic Police Training, legal framework is studied, which is related to domestic Violence and actions to be taken in the cases of domestic violence and Psychological and tactical approach to victims. During 2013 and 2014, training was realised for 2000 representatives of all police departments for effective application of the Special Protocol for Police, While approximately 600 police officers aattended the seminar "Domestic Violence and Institutional Protection". In 2014 training was carried out for coordinators of the activities for prevention and elimination of violence against women, related to enhancing techniques of interviewing using so called PEACE method and training for assessing the risk of repeat victimization of domestic violence, on the basis of the so called "SARA" model.

Source of Information

The Government of Serbia’s submission for the 2016 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, on Trafficking in women and girls, and on Intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilations, P.4.