Country Serbia
Year 2014
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms, Administrative data > Police, Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Working group for monitoring and coordinating activities of police in the cases of Violence against women in family and intimate partner relationships was established in the Ministry of Interior, as well as a network of coordinators in all police departments (56). Guidelines for their work contains instructions on agreements that should be concluded by all relevant parties in the local government units. Statistical monitoring of activities related to domestic violence has been established and the obtained data will be delivered to Serbian Parliament's committee for Human and Minority rights and Gender Equality. The Handbook on preventing secondary victimization and enhancing gender sensitivity and procedure in cases of violence in family or in intimate partner relationships was created at the end of 2014. 

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