Country Serbia
Year 2016
Type of Measure Administrative data > Justice
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

According to the data of the Ministry of Interior, in 2015 a total of 5371 criminal charges were submitted for the crime of domestic violence under Article 194 of the Criminal Code, while in the first four months of 2016 a total of 1722 criminal charges were submitted for this offense.

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.5.